The misuse and abuse of prescription medications in the United States is on the rise. For a country with just 5% of the world’s population, we consume our share of medications…and then some—a full three-quarters of the world’s prescription drugs! In its candy-coated hues, this infographic from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), uses current scientific information to reveal the reality of prescription drug abuse—from the number of abusers to the places they obtain their drugs and their reasons for abusing.

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