Opiates this and opiates that, that’s all you hear about these days. Did we forget about Benzos?
Health Insurance Companies Purposely Creating New Addicts Reading the title of this article, even though I’m the one who wrote it, made my stomach hurt. Right now, it’s no secret the United States is in the midst of a giant opiate problem.
Suboxone has long been considered a “miracle cure” for opiate addiction. In the wide ocean of drug rehab modalities, it seems an addict going to a doctor and getting prescribed Suboxone is one of the most popular ways to “handle” their addiction.
Yes, we have an enormous problem with opiates in the United States, most namely heroin and fentanyl. This problem has been going on for so long it would be almost strange to imagine our world without it.
It’s no secret that with drug abuse and drug addiction, crime rates soar in the areas most heavily affected. Addicts get very, very desperate, especially when the sickness starts to kick in.
Yes, these days, pain is a business. And in the middle of all the problems associated with opiate abuse, dentists are right up there with the top prescribers of immediate-release opioid painkillers .
It’s a strange paradox that the mainstream way to fight opiate addiction is to make take more opiates.
It’s easy to forget that other drugs exist in the world besides opiates. Opiates get tons of media attention, of course, due to the sheer number of casualties left in the wake of their use.
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One of the biggest reasons we have a huge and out-of-control opiate epidemic is due to over-prescribing of opiates.