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Over the Counter Drug Abuse 

High school students in Ellsworth spent part of their day learning about the dangers of abusing over the counter medications.According to Ellsworth police, the issue came to the forefront after three Ellsworth high school students overdosed on over the counter medicine and were hospitalized.One of the speakers said that the difficulty in battling this problem is the easy accessibility of the medications.Pediatrician Dr. Sheena Whittaker also spoke to the students. She says many kids are turning to these over the counter medications to ease the pain of depression and other emotional problems.