Poverty’s Influence on Drug Use

Poverty's Influence on Drug Use

Poverty and Drug Use

Drug use statistics often show that those who belong to marginalized socioeconomic groups are the ones who are most affected by drug use. While there is no denying the fact that people who are poor are more likely to experiment and be addicted to drugs, it is also true that drug addiction can lead to poverty. Drug use is prevalent among people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and all income levels. However, the nature of addiction tends to differ among various social classes. [Read more…]