According to research done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 45% of adults in the United States are using prescription medication. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), about 55% of adults have drunk alcohol in the past month.
Why is that important?
Even though both of these activities are legal, they can still be dangerous, especially when combined. It’s critical that a person who is using more than one substance understands the potential negative consequences of mixing drug classes.