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What is the Best Treatment Program for Prescription Drug Addiction?

What is the Best Treatment Program for Prescription Drug Addiction?

Millions of Americans are afflicted with prescription drug addiction. Not only does this addiction affect the addict, but it also affects family, friends, and others close to them. In addition to the strain on relationships that addiction causes, it also creates problems at work and school. In many instances, addicts find themselves facing some legal issues as a result of…

Can You Truly Overcome Addiction?

Can You Truly Overcome Addiction?

For many years, doctors and psychologist thought that there was no way to overcome addiction. They believed that for a person to avoid using drugs or drinking alcohol the person must be kept under lock and key in a jail cell or insane asylum. Although doctors were able to help people get sober, they weren’t able to keep them sober.…

How Can We Fight the Epidemic of Painkiller Addiction?

How Can We Fight the Epidemic of Painkiller Addiction?

All types of addiction can be hugely problematic, especially when they become a mainstream issue for society. People usually associate addiction with alcohol or hard drugs, but prescription medication can be just as addictive. Reports suggest that the problem of painkiller addiction has reached the level of an epidemic in the United States. People taking prescription painkillers has tripled over…