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.
Clinicians prescribe opioids for prolonged non-cancer pain considering its ability to reduce it. Various studies have pointed at the surge in opioid use for treating chronic non-cancer pain. Severe pain impairs the working of nearly 50 million American adults, as per a 2015 study by the National Institutes of Health. The alarming figures related to […]Read Full Article
Nothing cripples more than an excruciating pain in the body. Nearly 40 million American adults (17.6 percent) experience severe pain that disrupts their normal functioning, as per a 2015 report by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). Another 2010 report by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) revealed that […]Read Full Article