Thursday, September 5, 2013

The Partnership at Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO

PR Newswire (New York, NY) September 4, 2013

"Mixed news from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), found that while prescription (Rx) drug abuse among young adults has decreased from its peak in 2009, the same progress has not been made to achieve year-to year declines (from 2010-2012) in abuse of Rx medicines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deemed abuse of prescription medicines an 'epidemic' and one that continues to threaten the health and well-being of American teens and young people."  Read More

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