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Adult Opioid Use in the US [Infographic]

Drug use isn’t a new issue in the United States, but there’s no question that opioid use is on the rise. With millions of people at risk, billions of dollars on the line and no end in sight, now’s the time to seek education on the risks of opioid consumption and addiction. Taking a closer

The Pain of Addiction: Self-Harm and Opioids

The Lengths People Will Go Doctor shopping is a common way of trying to score painkillers. People in active addiction will visit numerous doctors and hospitals in an attempt to obtain multiple prescriptions for opioids. But medical facilities are aware of this practice and are suspicious when people present with symptoms for which the doctors

How Pain Pill Addiction Can Sneak Up on Anyone

Pain medication abuse is one of the fastest growing health issues in America. In the blink of an eye, what starts out as a solution for a specific medical problem can turn into a pain pill addiction. No one is suggesting that pain medications have no value, but patients with prescriptions for these drugs should

Prescription Drug Detox & Addiction Treatment

What is Prescription Drug Addiction? Even individuals who take prescription drugs for justified medical reasons may begin to increase pill consumption gradually, resulting in addiction. Prescription drug addiction is rising dramatically across all segments of the population. The most commonly abused prescription drugs fall into three categories: Opiates (such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Percocet), Benzodiazepines