Prescription Drug Addiction Find Help Today
Prescription drug addiction has become a common problem for individuals who have been prescribed medicine for various mental and physical issues. Prescription drug abuse begins when individuals begin to overuse the medicine they are prescribed such as Xanax, Vicodin, or Oxycontin.
Why Prescription Drug Addiction Occurs?
Addiciton to prescription drugs can occur when individuals become dependent on the medications they are prescribed. People may continue use of the prescription drugs long after their physicians direct its usage.
According to SAMHSA, prescription drug abuse has been on a sharp rise. “New misusers of tranquilizers such as diazepam (Valium) or alprazolam (Xanax, called “zanies” by youth)-medicine normally used to treat anxiety or tension-went up nearly 50 percent in one year (700,000 in 1999 to 1 million in 2000).”
Help for Prescription Drug Addiction
If you think that you or someone you love has become addicted to prescription drugs, there is help. The Beachcomber Rehabilitation Center for Addiction Treatment can help you find sobriety and independence from prescription drug addiction. Their professional and medically trained staff can help individuals learn new coping methods and life skills that can better the lives of an addict.
If you feel you need help please contact The Beachcomber or Click Here. We are the oldest residential treatment center in Florida and licensed to treat addictions. We can help arrange medical care followed by therapy and counseling at The Beachcomber. Our telephone number is 561-734-1818.