It’s troubling to find out that prescription drug abuse is actually surpassing illegal drug abuse in Indiana. It may indicate a greater trend in the entire country. This is just one of the reasons that Deterra is trying to combat prescription drug abuse. We want to get this problem solved.
Instincts might tell you that illegal drugs are used in excess more than prescription drugs, but you’d be wrong.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says abuse of prescription drugs outnumbers heroin, cocaine, hallucinogens and inhalants combined in our state.