Prescription drug abuse rates are rapidly increasing in the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. makes up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet it is responsible for the consumption of 75 percent of the world’s prescription drugs. Abuse of prescription drugs occurs who the drug is taken in a manner other than its intended purpose such as to get high.
Prescription drug abuse can take over someone's life if help isn't found. It doesn’t have to be this way though. For those who are struggling with prescription drug abuse and addiction, help is only a phone call away.
The virtual reality therapy (VRT) has been helping patients, ameliorate the impact of mental illnesses and psychiatric disorders. The technology used in virtual reality helps improve the association between patients and therapists, and is an effective tool used by the latter to help the former. VRT to treat addiction A recent study, conducted by the […]Read Full Article
Prescription drug abuse is a serious public health problem and ranks as the second most common class of illicit drugs abused in the United States. The problem needs a renewed attention as there has been a massive rise in prescription drug misuse in recent times. A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of […]Read Full Article