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.
If you or a loved one is struggling with prescription drug abuse and/or addiction, help is available. Call the Colorado Prescription Drug Abuse Helpline today to speak with a professional who can connect you with a treatment center in your area. Don’t let prescription drugs control your life for another day.