Prescription Drug Addiction and Abuse

Understanding prescription drug Addiction, signs of abuse, and treatment options

Addiction to Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs have worked miracles in the medical field. From alleviating minor discomforts to saving lives, prescription medication has become a regular element of everyday life in the United States. However, what many fail to recognize is the underlying darkness that these drugs contain.
Aproximatley 52 million Americans have abused prescription drugs in their lifetime.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

It is imperative that you understand which prescription drugs are the most abused and addictive, so you can begin to combat the devastating dependence afflicting you or a loved one.

The Great American

Opiod Problem

Prescription drug abuse is a growing dilemma in the United States, especially among teens and young adults. When a person takes a prescription drug for a non-medical reason, it can become a serious problem, many times resulting in the need for prescription drug abuse rehab.

Painkillers

Americans Effected

5100000

Tranquilizers

2200000

Stimulants

1100000

National Overdose Deaths

The figure below is a bar chart showing the total number of U.S. overdose deaths involving opioid pain relievers (exduding non-methadone synthetics) from 2014 to 2015

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