In the prescription drugs abuse hotbed of the United States, the issue is especially harmful within groups of young people, with around 2,000 days misusing a prescription drug for the first time. Around the world, as many as 20 million 12 to 17-year-olds per year are believed to abuse prescription drugs. Only alcohol and marijuana are recognised as substances which are more commonly abused than prescription drugs.
What is the profile of a typical prescription drugs abuser?
March 7, 2018