OPIOID PAINKILLER ADDICTION
Pill mills were a big part of what created the opiate epidemic, and many of them still exist today. How does one spot these criminal organizations?
After a significant drop in use, heroin once again made a comeback in the mid-2000s in both drug use rates and in overdose deaths. What brought this about? And what will we have to do to finally make heroin addiction a thing of the past?
Prescription Drugs For the last two decades, doctors have been handing out painkillers almost with abandon. Not only was severe, life-ending pain treated with these addictive substances, but also chronic, moderate pain like knee pain and low-back pain.