Prescription Drug Abuse
Each day, 44 people in the U.S. die from an overdose of prescription drugs. Learn how prescription drugs like opioids, sleep and anxiety medications, and stimulants affect the brain and body. Protect yourself and your loved ones from prescription drug abuse.
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