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Does Your Young Adult Abuse Prescription Drugs?

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise among young adults and teenagers. One of the major reasons that it has become such a problem is that prescription drugs are often easier to obtain then illegal drugs such as heroin or cocaine. Addiction treatment can help a young adult and their family recover from a prescription drug addiction.

Recognizing Teen Xanax Addiction Signs

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 12, 2016 Xanax is highly popular among younger drug users, and unfortunately it’s easy to acquire. As a benzodiazepine, it often requires increased dosages on a regular basis to replicate the initial effect. Teen Xanax addiction signs aren’t always easy to recognize. The Hard

Drug Monitoring Programs Put in Place around the Country

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 13, 2012 Prescription drug abuse often starts innocently with an individual getting a prescription to help them manage either chronic or acute pain. Once their body becomes acclimated to the dosage prescribed to them, they often begin to self medicate by taking more than

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Opioid Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 22, 2011 Achieving sobriety is likely to be one of the toughest challenges ever faced for a person who is addicted to heroin or prescription pain medications such as OxyContin, Percocet, and Vicodin. Much like addiction to alcohol, cocaine, or any other drug,  people