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.
Healthcare providers, civil servants and the public in the United States are shocked at the growing opioid epidemic ravaging the country. Opioid overdose has the capacity to damage individuals and communities. To combat the opioid addiction, there is a need to increase awareness about the ill effects of drug use and abuse. The best way […]Continue Reading
In the wake of the worsening opioid epidemic in the United States, a number of innovative studies are being conducted regularly to identify the root causes of this problem, and different ways to treat opioid addiction. Along the same lines, Jean Bidlack, a researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has revealed that both […]Continue Reading
The largescale deaths in 2016 due to drug overdoses, which went up to 63,600, left the federal authorities baffled. The fact that nearly more than 42,200 of these deaths were linked to opioids further intensified the concern. The United States has been reeling under the threat of opioid crisis for a long time. In order […]Continue Reading
For long, drug addiction has been looked at as an immoral act caused by lack of willpower, courage and self-confidence. This thinking led to many believing in the abstinence-only model or jail term for drug-related offenses in the United States. On the contrary, the last decade has made living in the country tougher with almost […]Continue Reading
The drug problem of the United States has grown tremendously with increasing occurrences of opioid overdoses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 91 Americans die every day from cases of drug overdose, including that of prescription opioids. According to the recently released 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) […]Continue Reading