The Current United States Opioid Addiction Epidemic

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 52,404 lethal drug overdoses in 2015. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 20,101 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and 12,990 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2015. Prescription abuse is currently one of the most common types of addiction. […]

Addiction is Real and Cannot be Ignored Benefits of Treatment Facilities and New Treatment Options

Addiction is not a new word. People have been addicted to various substances for centuries, from opium to alcohol and beyond. But before you joke around about how addicting a food is, you should know that adults and teenagers suffer from serious addictions every day. Currently, there are approximately 20 million citizens in the United […]