Prescription Drug Abuse
March 8, 2012
Prescription drug abuse is a growing epidemic. An increasing number of individuals are using their prescription medications not as prescribed. Furthermore, pain pill clinics have made prescription drug abuse more common among those who would otherwise not be characterized as drug addicts. Unfortunately, prescription pills cause more deaths than heroin and cocaine combined. This infographic is a visual representation of the emergence of prescription drug abuse in our society and its destructive nature.