Those dependent on prescription drugs, as well as concerned loved ones, should choose to seek out information to better understand the reality of such addictions. The Arizona Prescription Drug Addiction Helpline offers a blog to help educate the public about many associated concerns about prescription drug dependence. Here, readers can learn valuable information, such as how to assist in cases of an emergency overdose and warning signs to look for that could point to a problem with medications.
The number of deaths due to prescription drug abuse has reached new heights in the United States. In March 2014, the U.S. Attorney General’s report confirmed that the increasing deaths from prescription opioid overdoses were an “urgent and growing public health crisis.”Continue Reading