Read SAMHSA’s New Report: Why Do Adults Misuse Prescription Drugs?

Prescription drug misuse is second only to marijuana use as the nation’s most commonly used illicit drug. To shed light on this issue, SAMHSA has released a new data report titled, Why Do Adults Misuse Prescription Drugs? The Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality report presents 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimates of past-year misuse of prescription drugs among adults ages 18 or older and the primary reason for misusing these drugs among adults who misused them.

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