Prescription Drug Abuse Among Young Adults


Prescription drug abuse among young adults is one facet of what has become an epidemic facing America. In many cases, people are introduced to prescription narcotics before they leave high school, often setting the stage for continued use into young adulthood. New research indicates that young adults who do not attend college are more likely to abuse prescription painkillers, compared to their peers who are enrolled in higher education, HealthDay reports. While non college students may abuse prescription opioids more than [...]