Non medical use prescription drugs count among the most commonly used drugs in Oregon. When appropriately use, prescription drugs act as effective pain killers. When they are abused, people can get addicted to them, and they transform into dangerous illegal drugs. The alarming rate of drug abuse can be gauzed from the fact that 564 people died in Oregon in 2007 as a direct result of drug use. National College Health Assessment (NCHA) in 2010 conducted a study on colleges of Oregon and found that abuse of prescription stimulants among college students were as high as 25 percent. Mental effects of using prescription drugs can include increased irritability, depression, paranoia, psychological dependency, agitation and anger, etc. Prescription drugs can also lead to stunted body growth, insomnia or drastic weight loss. Abuse of opioids, narcotics and pain relievers can lead to slow breathing and sometimes death. Mixing prescription drugs with alcohol can even cause death due to overdose as mixing the two stimulants enhances the sedative effect in them.
There is no single dimensional treatment for curing individuals addicted to prescription drugs. In our website, one can find information of all prescription drugs addiction treatment centre in Oregon. In the treatment centers, patients are taken utmost care and given treatment according to the specific drug which was abused. Make sure to browse the list and save a life.
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