PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE

Sachi in Prescription Drug Abuse
June 9, 2020

Success In Their Own Words – Before & After Narconon Ojai

This program did more than just increase my chances of survival, it saved my life. I came in kicking and screaming my head full of psych meds and my body toxified. “The Narconon program gave me my life and body back 100%.

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Are You Leaving Pills in Reach of Teens?

A new study from Johns Hopkins reveals that most parents still haven’t received the message that pills need to be locked up to keep them out of young family members’ hands.

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Karen in Prescription Drug Abuse
October 10, 2016

DEA Demands Reduction in Opioid Manufacturing

In early October 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration released a statement announcing a mandate to reduce manufacture of opioid medications by 23 to 34 percent. Will this change prevent pain patients from getting the medication they need?

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Americans Smoking Less But Using More Painkillers

An analysis of statistics issued by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently revealed more Americans are using painkillers than tobacco.

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Karen in Prescription Drug Abuse
August 17, 2016

How to Identify Someone Addicted to Painkillers

America is experiencing a national tragedy – more than 40,000 drug-related deaths each year. More than half of these are from opioids. It’s vital to know how to identify someone who is abusing these drugs.

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The Curse of OxyContin Addiction

The Curse of OxyContin Addiction The Los Angeles Times recently published a series of articles showing how one drug company and one Southern California walk-in clinic can addict thousands and even end lives thousands of miles away. The company was Purdue Pharma, manufacturers of OxyContin .

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