12 Keys Recovery Compares Drug Use in Rural and Urban Areas

 - Jun 11, 2014
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In this drug abuse graphic, 12 Keys Recovery examines rural vs. urban drug use, showing how much environment plays a part in the abuse of illegal and prescription drugs.

The graphic shows that illicit drug use is most prevalent in large metropolitan areas and that prescription drugs are most abused in urbanized areas. Following this, the infographic breaks down some of the most used and abused substances in both rural and urban communities. Some of the most notorious US cities for drug abuse as determined by the number of emergency department visits include Boston and New York City.

12 Keys Recovery urges those who are struggling with drug abuse and addiction to reach out for help.