Understanding addiction and abuse are difficult challenges for those who haven’t experienced them. Or at least experienced them in the form of a drug dependency. Addiction can trigger a shift in a person’s physical habits and mental well-being. We have already discussed what this can look like and … [Read more...] aboutWhy Do People Get Addicted to Prescription Painkillers?
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Prescription painkillers; we all know they have strongly addictive properties, and yet they tend to fall outside of our awareness when we think about drug addiction. Regardless, they pose a serious threat to those prone to dependency. Plenty of myths about prescription painkiller addiction float … [Read more...] about5 Myths about Prescription Painkiller Addiction
In a recent post on our sister site, AbsoluteAdvocacy.org, we published an infographic that illustrated the 8 most commonly abused drugs. Next to alcohol and marijuana, pain relievers rank high among the most commonly abused drugs in the United States (U.S.). In the category of pain relievers … [Read more...] aboutOpioid Abuse and The Rise In Addictions Related To Prescription Pain Relievers