Drug abuse is a major public health problem that impacts society on multiple levels. Directly or indirectly, every community is affected by drug abuse and addiction, as is every family. This is an interactive visualization depicting the Substance abuse problem in the United States among youth to create more awareness. It shows statistics for the past 11 years for various legal & illegal drugs, statistics based on Age & State, first drug used and the average age for that drug, common sources & health effects of drugs.
The data was sourced from National Survey on Drug Use and Health & Monitoring the future surveys.