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Needing Drug Detox Is Not the Only Downside of Prescription Drug Addiction
A drug detox program can help handle prescription drug addiction and dependency, and is the best and fastest solution to prevent the growing prescription drug crime problem
Methadone Detox That Works Means A Drug Free Life Is Possible
The result of so-called 'treatment' for opioid addiction with methadone is simply a life-long methadone addiction. Real treatment means helping opioid addicts become drug free, and such treatment now is available.
Florida Prescription Drug Addiction Can Lead To Deadly Polydrug Abuse
A medical drug detox program is widely depended on to help prescription drug addicts get started on the road to recovery -- but they're the lucky ones. Thousands of others unexpectedly die from fatal drug combinations before they have a chance to recover.
Prescription Drug Addiction: Methadone Is The No. 1 Killer
In spite of medical drug detox programs salvaging more methadone addicts than ever, methadone-related deaths have increased nearly fivefold, and federal statisticians say that figure is probably understated.
Reduce Prescription Drug Addiction By Locking Up Your Prescriptions
Medical drug detox can save an addict's life, but prevention is a far better solution, and is everyone's responsibility.
Prescription Drug Addiction Dangers Increase With Alcohol
Medical drug detox centers often encounter polydrug abuses -- combinations of drugs which can be hazardous -- but when mixed with alcohol, some drugs are downright deadly.
Prescription Drug Addiction Prompts Local Drug Take-Back Programs
To help save lives and keep local citizens out of medical drug detox and rehab, communities are organizing local programs to properly dispose of unneeded prescription drugs.
Prescription Drug Addiction Among Seniors Could Double In 20 Years
The number of seniors needing medical drug detox for prescription drug addiction and dependency is rising dramatically, and could explode over the next 20 years.
Prescription Drug Addiction Plagues Americans Of All Ages
Medical drug detox is the door to recovery, but prescription drug abuse and addiction continues to soar across the nation.
Prescription Drug Addiction: One Out Of Every Six Americans Takes The Risk
Millions of Americans need medical drug detox to begin their recovery from prescription drug dependency that all started with one little pill, just for fun.
Prescription Drug Addiction And Drug Abuse Deaths Now Exceed Traffic Accident Fatalities
Medical drug detox services are pushed to the limits in America as prescription drug addiction and abuse surpasses all illicit drugs combined.
West Virginia Leads Nation In Prescription Drug Addiction And Abuse
Opioid painkiller abuse tops the list in a state where medical drug detox and rehab centers are almost non-existent, and prescription drug fatalities are twice the national average.
Prescription Drug Addiction: Deadly Painkillers Taking Young Lives
Medical drug detox is the best option for those who survive the painkiller methadone and its cousin fentanyl, which is 80 times more potent than morphine.
Prescription Drug Addiction Examined By MTV's 'True Life'
When MTV's award-winning reality show True Life, which targets teens and young adults, takes up prescription drug addiction, you can be sure it's a widespread problem. The only improvement might have been more about the advantages of medical drug detox, and coverage of some successful rehab modalities.
Prescription Drug Addiction Rising During Recession
As the economy worsens, more people are reaching for 'escape' drugs like painkillers and mood enhancers, and will eventually need medical drug detox to recover their lives.
Prescription Drug Addiction: Doctor Traded Pills For Sex From Patients
Who better than a doctor should know that medical detox and rehab are the right solutions for addiction. But a Utah doctor who betrayed patient trust and traded pills for sex from addicted female patients has been sent to prison.
As Medical Use Expands, The Need For Methadone Detox Increases
Methadone addiction is a growing problem as doctors freely prescribe the powerfully addictive narcotic painkiller for common aches and pains.
New Narcotic Regulations Could Reduce Need For Methadone Detox
Soaring rates of methadone addiction and overdose deaths caused by physicians' inappropriate over-prescribing hopefully will see some relief from the Food and Drug Administration's revised narcotic prescribing regulations expected later this year.
Personally Tailored Medical Drug Detox Opens The Door To Recovery
People trapped by prescription drug addiction are finding that detox programs designed for their unique metabolic and health needs can ease withdrawal symptoms and make recovery a reachable goal.
Prescription Drug Addiction Not Helped By Treatment Center Budget Cuts
Medical drug detox and rehab programs are being targeted by state and city budget cuts, leaving many addicts with no place to go for help except hospital emergency wards or jails, both of which cost taxpayers more in the long run.