Infographic: Prescription Painkiller Epidemic

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prescription drugs have quickly become the nations most misused drug. In this infographic we’ve compiled some telling facts regarding the rates of prescription drug overdose in the United States. We also examine where drug abusers are getting prescription painkillers and which states have the highest drug overdose rates. The creation of new drug treatment and prevention programs is more important than ever.

 

 

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