Prescription Drug Deaths Every Month In Colorado Prescription Drug Deaths Every Month In Colorado
The abuse of prescription medicine is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States, particularly among teens. Nearly 224,000 Coloradans misuse prescription drugs each year, and 1-in-6 of the state’s 12th graders has taken a prescription medicine that was not written for them.
Nearly 224,000 Coloradans Misuse Prescription pain relievers each year Nearly 224,000 Coloradans Misuse Prescription pain relievers each year
teens say prescription drugs are "easier to get than beer" because they can take them from their friends' and family's medicine cabinets teens say prescription drugs are "easier to get than beer" because they can take them from their friends' and family's medicine cabinets
up to 200 million pounds of filled prescriptions went unused in 2013 up to 200 million pounds of filled prescriptions went unused in 2013