Combating Drug Use in Teens With Drug Sniffing Dogs
How to Hide Drugs
One of the most searched ‘how to’ topics on the internet – How to hide drugs. The ever-growing opioid crisis is a continual concern for families all across the United States; children, teens and adults alike are getting increasingly creative on how to get away with using narcotics undetected. Proven time and time again, human searches just aren’t enough. What can’t be detected through human searches CAN be detected by use of a narcotic K9. In fact, K9 drug dog detection of concealed drugs is 100,000 times more effective than a human due to their unbelievable sense of smell, cutting search times by hours.
Drug Use in Youth
Drug abuse among young people is a much bigger problem than many realize; According to a 2009 government survey, 1 in 10 children ages 12 to 17 years of age are current users of illicit narcotics. The good news? You can be proactive in making sure your home is safe and protect your loved ones by the utilizing drug-detecting dogs.
Most families understand their teens are exposed to drugs and alcohol in many different environments on a daily basis. In one study by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, 17.0% of 10th graders and 22.9% of 12th graders in the United States use Marijuana daily, and 13% of 8th graders, 30% of 10th graders, and 40% of 12th graders have used drugs at least once in the past year. Even more shocking, over half of new drug users are under the age of 18. Over 24 million people over the age of 12 are addicted to opioids in the United States. With no proof that a teen is using, your young loved ones are unlikely to be open about usage or to come to you for help. Some families are now turning to drug-sniffing dogs as their turn key solution to battle against addiction in their own home or facility.
The Solution – Drug Dogs
Even though you may think your home or facility is clear of all narcotics, that may not be the case. Many drug users are very skilled at planting the seed of doubt, which makes the truth even harder to find. A simple and effective K9 search can put to rest or confirm suspicions and give you the peace of mind that all clients and families deserve. In treatment or in your home, safety is crucial to the success of recovery, and the discretion and confidentiality that private K9 companies provide is the ideal way to avoid any messy, unnecessary publicity.
Narcotic detection dog teams can provide a versatile, mobile and real-time search and detection capability that can offer significant benefits to any facility or home suspecting drug use. With the implementation of K9 detection teams within schools, businesses, and rehabilitation facilities, private K9 companies are committed to continuously and successfully keeping our family, children, and community members safe each and every day.
3DK9 is here to help. With the assistance and support of our K9 detection teams, you can rest easy in knowing 3DK9 Detection Services are committed to maintaining the safety of all members of your household. Our K9 detection teams provide an efficient, cost effective and discrete search that can offer significant benefits to ensure your family members are healthy and sober.
The stats are in, and the solution is K9. Contact 3DK9 Detection or call 855-561-3647.