Prescription drug abuse information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug overdose in the United States: Fact sheet

Prescription painkiller overdose – What's the issue?

Statistics on prescription painkiller overdoses in the U.S.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug facts on the most commonly abused drugs.

Topics in brief: Prevalence, risks, and treatment for prescription drug abuse

Research Report Series – Prescription drugs: Abuse and addiction. What are the commonly abused prescription drugs, and how do they affect our body and brain?

Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Personal stories, statistics, resources and referral information for prescription drug abuse

The Smartest Path: Is using Adderall® or Ritalin® really the smartest path to being successful in college? Video by UC San Diego Student Health Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

State estimates of nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers

Results from the 2012 national survey on drug use and health: Summary of national findings on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco