Make no mistake—prescription drug abuse can be dangerous and deadly. This video reports on how prescription drug abuse can ruin the lives of those who suffer from it as well as their loved ones.
Prescription drug abuse has surged. Central to this epidemic is how easy it is for individuals to attain these types of drugs. People with prescriptions for pain or other medical conditions may find themselves unable to wean off their drugs. Spouses and other loved ones may also try these drugs, which can result in rapid addiction. The stronghold of addiction can cause individuals to steal from people’s homes or interact with dangerous drug dealers, which can lead to legal and lethal repercussions.
If you have a prescription drug abuse problem, call Las Encinas Hospital at (888) 348-2165. We offer dual diagnosis treatment services for patients in Pasadena and the greater Los Angeles area.