There is no perfect method for preventing substance abuse and addiction. There are, however, ways to reduce your risk of developing a substance use disorder. We’ve taken the time to pull together eight actions you can take and share with those you care about. 8 Ways to Reduce Your … [Read more...] aboutReduce Your Risk of Substance Abuse & Addiction
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The Most Commonly Prescribed and Addictive Prescription Drugs
Commonly prescribed and addictive prescription drugs are a hot topic. And it’s no wonder why when you consider just a few proven facts. Did you know that 55% of Americans regularly take a prescription medication?People using doctor prescribed meds usually take an average of four in addition to … [Read more...] aboutThe Most Commonly Prescribed and Addictive Prescription Drugs
Why Do Doctors Prescribe Potentially Addictive Drugs?
With the drug epidemic gripping our nation, the focus on its causes has never been sharper. Prescription drugs and how they are prescribed has become a hot topic, particularly questions like why do doctors prescribe potentially addictive drugs to their patients? Previously, we covered 10 of the … [Read more...] aboutWhy Do Doctors Prescribe Potentially Addictive Drugs?
Addiction Without Illegal Drug Use
Did you know that anyone can develop a drug addiction without illegal drug use? Let that sink in. It is entirely possible to become addicted to drugs without ever using illegal drugs. Without ever choosing to abuse an illicit drug. Without fitting the stereotype of a drug addict. Stigma … [Read more...] aboutAddiction Without Illegal Drug Use