DrugFacts: Substance Abuse in the Military


Members of the armed forces are not immune to the substance use problems that affect the rest of society. Although illicit drug use is lower among U.S. military personnel than among civilians, heavy alcohol and tobacco use, and especially prescription drug abuse, are much more prevalent and are on the rise.

Publisher: NIDA

Published: 2013 (3 pages)

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