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 United States is coming up with laws, guidelines and various measures to address the opioid epidemic that has claimed millions of American lives and continues to do so. Apart from the rise in opioid use among the citizens, refilling of prescriptions for opioids has contributed majorly to the disaster caused by addiction to painkillers. […]Read Full Article
America is reeling from the crisis of drug overdose as the nation continues to suffer from opioid and heroin epidemic. The number of Americans succumbing to drug overdoses is only increasing by the day. Looking at the dramatic rise in drug overdose cases, the Obama administration recently announced a program aimed at expanding access to […]Read Full Article