Drug Facts

Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction

Drug abuse in the United States has become a major health care epidemic. It is also alarming to know that young people are among those who most manifest drug problems. More than 70,000 children go to the emergency department due …

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The Serious Side Effects of Long-term Opioid Use

Drug abuse in the United States has become a major health care epidemic. It is also alarming to know that young people are among those who most manifest drug problems. More than 70,000 children go to the emergency department due to medication poisoning every year. In many of these cases,…

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Prescription Medication Abuse

By Lee Weber, Editor of Addiction Blog – Long term use of opioid prescription medications can cause serious side effects, particularly when taken at high doses. What are some of the more dangerous side effects? And what can you do to minimize your risk of experiencing them or of needing addiction…

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