When people think about deadly drugs, illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine come to mind. However, the deadliest drugs of abuse are actually prescription painkillers.
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A Finnish non-profit organization known as Fragile Childhood launched an awareness campaign aimed at reducing alcohol abuse. As a part of their campaign they've created a powerful video advertisement in the hopes of deterring parents from drinking heavily especially around their children.
While people suffering from addiction can experience similar symptoms, people may need different kinds of treatment depending on their circumstances and what works best with their lifestyle. Some addicts may have special needs that would require a certain type of treatment center or length of treatment.
Painkillers like prescription opiates such as vicodin and oxycontin are among the most dangerous and addictive drugs in the county. Addiction to opiates is steadily rising, and communities everywhere are struggling to find a solution to what has been referred to by many addiction health experts as nothing short of an epidemic.
For someone suffering from an addiction, refraining from their drug of choice may be one of the most difficult things they ever try to accomplish. Maintaining their self-control and not engaging in indulgent behavior with a particular drug may be so stressful and straining that they begin to obsess over something else.