Prescription Drug Abuse: A National Epidemic This infographic shows the top 3 prescription medicines being abused in the US today. Substance abuse is a national epidemic. Prevention is crucial. As parents we need to talk to our children about the dangers of prescription and OTC medicines if used incorrectly. The war on drugs is not enough.
More than 12,000 #methamphetamine labs were seized in the U.S. in 2012, and thousands more have been seized already in 2013. According to the federal drug statistics, it takes more than two years of sobriety before dopamine transmitters in the brain show sings of long-term #recovery from #meth abuse.