Signs and Effects of Prescription Drug Abuse - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Signs and Effects of Prescription Drug Abuse: What to Know of This Worrying Trend

Prescription drugs are medications prescribed by a medical doctor, yet we are seeing an exponential increase in people showing the signs and effects of prescription drug abuse. Prescriptions are provided with strict instructions that should be followed for patient safety. Not everyone follows the instructions given, however. Common prescribed drugs fall into categories of opioid, stimulants and sedatives. Opioids include …Read More

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What are the Dangers of Intravenous Drug Use?

  Injecting is one of the most dangerous routes of administration of drugs. Users choose the intravenous (IV) method of drug use because of its ability to produce immediate effects, but the potential dangers of IV drug abuse are extreme. Overdose and death are much more likely as a result of IV drug use, as well as a slew of …Read More