20 Most Drug Addicted Cities in America

1. Wilmington, NC

Home to the Cape Fear Bridge, there’s much and more to fear in this city of 112,000 people when it comes to drug abuse. When it comes to opioid abuse in the United States specifically, the situation in Wilmington is by far the most tragic. Currently, 53.6% of all opioid prescriptions are abused, and the overall abuse rate hovers just above 11.6%.

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