Monday, December 17, 2012

RX Drugs: A Deadly Addiction

14,800 -- That is the number of deaths attributed to overdose of prescription painkillers in 2008.

Since the year 2000 prescription painkiller use and abuse has been rising exponentially, with some states seeing as high as a 1600% increase in prescription drug sales. Drug rehabs in California have also notice an alarming trend; individuals addicted to illicit drugs such as heroin and cocaine are switching over to prescription painkillers, as they are much more available and easy to find.

Above It All Treatment is a drug rehab in California that uses the 12 step addiction recovery method in treating individuals with addictions to prescription drugs and painkillers. To learn more about treatment options for prescription drug addiction, visit Above It All online at: