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.
“Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death itself.” ~ Dr. Albert Schweitzer, French physician, 1931 The Internal Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defined pain in 1994 as an “unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.” Pain management, as a process, involves a bevy of […]Read Full Article