prescription drug abuse

Is the Funding Budget Enough to put an End to the Opioid Epidemic?

Is the Funding Budget Enough to put an End to the Opioid Epidemic?

Opioid use and abuse has long been a problem in the united states. However, the problem has become a major crisis that has called for additional funding. Published earlier today by SFGATE, “The federal government will spend a record $4.6 billion this year to fight the nation’s […]

2018-03-28T01:50:40+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: opioid abuse|Tags: , , , |

Devastating Effects of the Heroin Epidemic. Who is Affected?

Devastating Effects of the Heroin Epidemic. Who is Affected?

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), “In 2012 about 669,000 Americans reported using heroin in the past year, a number that has been on the rise since 2007”. Heroin use is on the rise and it is affecting millions of people through dealing with a family member who […]

2018-03-08T01:32:34+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: opioid abuse, Professional Detox|Tags: , , , |

The Benefits of Professional Detox. Is Professional Detox Right for you?

The Benefits of Professional Detox. Is Professional Detox Right for you?

Overtime Drug and Alcohol use wreck havoc on your body. Then when the addict has had enough, and decides they want to quit, quitting cold turkey is nearly impossible. For that reason, a professional detox facility can be of tremendous help to someone trying to recover from addiction. According to the […]

2018-03-02T22:05:30+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Categories: opioid abuse, Professional Detox|Tags: , , , |

Prescription Opioids

What are prescription opioids? | What are common prescription opioids? | How do people misuse prescription opioids? | How do prescription opioids affect the brain? | What are some possible effects of prescription opioids on the brain and body? | What are the other health effects of opioid medications? | Can I take prescription opioids if I’m […]

Prescription Stimulants

What are prescription stimulants? | What are common prescription stimulants? | How do people use and misuse prescription stimulants? | How do prescription stimulants affect the brain and body? | What are the other health effects of prescription stimulants? | Can a person overdose on prescription stimulants? | How can a prescription stimulant overdose be treated? | […]

Prescription Drug Abuse – Is the Medical Community Overprescribing, Creating Unsuspecting Addicts?

Prescription Drug Abuse a Major Factor in the Opioid Epidemic

Prescription drug abuse is a major contributor to the current opioid epidemic therefore it is imperative to understand the nature of the drug industry. If we are going to stop increasing rates of addiction, and overdose deaths due to opioids it is necessary for the public to consider the drug industry’s role […]

2017-12-26T21:01:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Categories: opioid abuse|Tags: , , , |

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