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Learn About Prescription Drug Misuse

Prescription drug misuse is highest among youth ages 18 to 25, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Many of those who misuse prescription drugs wrongly believe that prescription drugs are safer than non-prescription drugs just because they’re recommended by a pharmacist. That misperception, coupled with the wide availability of prescription drugs, leads to one of the most pressing drug use issues today.