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Prescription Opioid Addiction Risk Among Young Adults Jumped 37 Percent

A new study finds the risk of prescription opioid addiction rose 37 percent among young adults between 2002 and 2014. Past-year heroin use also rose among 18- to 25-year-olds, from 2 percent to 7 percent. The post Prescription Opioid Addiction Risk Among Young Adults Jumped 37 Percent appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
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