Prescription Drug Addiction: Why “Doctor’s Orders” May Be Deadlier Than You Think

prescription drug addiction

When you hear the term “drug addict,” you probably think of people who abuse illicit substances like heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine.

While it’s true that these addictions have garnered the most attention over the years from the media, one of the fastest growing addictions actually involves prescription drugs abuse. And to make matters even worse, a prescription drug addiction can end up being just as deadly as street drugs.

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