Prescription Drug Abuse by High School Seniors

Prescription drugs are the most abused drugs by high school seniors in the United States.

7 out of the 10 most abused drugs by seniors were either prescription drugs or other over-the-counter drugs.

(More statistics about prescription drug abuse worldwide.)

Source:  Daniel B. Wood, “Report: marijuana, prescription drug use up among teens,” Christian Science Monitor, December 14, 2009.