Prescription Drug Misuse
Challenges and Opportunities
It is possible to develop a dependence on prescription drugs within a month, even if following physician directions.
Dependency can lead to addiction which is a disease that can change the brain.
- 68% of new abusers obtain for free
- 66% of occasional abusers obtain for free
- 41% of chronic abusers obtain for free
This first in a series discussing prevention of Rx Drug misuse