Xanax: Children as young as 11 taking anxiety drug Children as young as 11 are being treated for abusing the anxiety drug Xanax, the BBC has found.
Drugs charity Addaction said it was also aware of 13-year-olds "dealing" the tranquiliser on school premises.
The BBC has seen a number of letters from head teachers to parents raising concerns over increasing abuse of prescription medications.
One teacher said he feared pupils had made an assumption that taking Xanax was safer than using illegal drugs. BBC News