YA011 Source of Drugs - Prescription Drugs

Understanding where drugs are obtained will inform the community where it can implement strategies to reduce access to drugs.

Data Sources

The Young Adult Survey, Fairfield County ADAMH Board & Fairfield County Family, Adult & Children First Council. The 2012, 2013 and 2014 surveys were completed by the Young Adult Prevention Initiative (YAPI) Coalition as part of the Ohio Strategic Prevention Framework – State Incentive Grant (SPF-SIG). The Fairfield County ADAMH Board analyzed the data for each survey.


A Young Adult Survey focusing on prescription drug abuse was conducted in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The 2012 and 2013 surveys were completed by persons 18 to 25 years old in Lancaster, Pickerington and at Ohio University-Lancaster/Pickerington. The 2014 survey included only Lancaster and OU-L/P.