Statistics of prescription drug abusers in the United States: how dangerous it is, percentage of teens involved, number of overdoses from prescription drug abuse, and how many actually get treatment for their addiction.

Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse is at epidemic levels. According to the health infographic below, over 12 million prescription drug abusers in 2010. What is more, 2 out of 5 teens believe medications are safer than street drugs. Unbelievably, some teens even believe that opiates will enhance their cognitive abilities.

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