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.
People are often under the misconception that prescription pain relievers are safer than illicit drugs as they are prescribed by certified medical practitioners. But what they do not realize is that when someone fails to follow the prescription and changes the dosage or consumes others’ prescription medicines, it may lead to adverse effects, including addiction, […]Continue Reading
Prescription drug abuse has been a big burden on America’s public health. Of late, prescription medications are increasingly being used more as an addictive substance, than as effective drugs to ease potential threats to physical health. Arizona is also not left far behind in battling this epidemic and has the 12th highest rate of prescription […]Continue Reading
With the opioid overdose creating havoc in the United States, a recent analysis revealed that the American companies are losing a huge amount of their annual revenues to opioid abuse. According to the report, titled “The Opioid Crisis in America’s Workforce,” nearly one out of every three (32 percent) opioid prescriptions, which are subsidized by […]Continue Reading
America’s struggle with addiction of opioids and other drugs such as cocaine, heroin and marijuana is already known. And now, designer drugs are causing a havoc across the nation. Such is the reach and impact of synthetic or designer drugs that the authorities are compelled to take strong measures against its circulation.Continue Reading
It is not easy to abstain from an opioid addiction. But your one move towards the road to recovery can prove otherwise if you are not able to cope with severe withdrawal symptoms. Opioids create a sense of euphoria; the loss of drug in the body can cause an urge to get high again, making […]Continue Reading