If either you or a loved one has faced a serious surgery or were injured in an accident, there is a good chance that well-meaning doctors prescribed some form of opioid painkiller to help make recovery a bit easier. Unfortunately, many of those painkillers that contain oxycodone or hydrocodone can be highly addictive. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 2 million Americans suffer from an addiction to painkillers that include such commonly prescribed drugs as Oxycontin and Vicodin.
Those who have developed a dependency upon painkillers often display the following signs or symptoms of the problem. If you recognize any of these behaviors in yourself or your loved ones who are taking prescription pain medication, then you shouldn’t hesitate to reach out for help.
Those who find themselves facing an addiction to painkillers often struggle to simply get through each day, but it is possible to put this difficult time behind you with professional help from our substance abuse treatment program. Contact us today, and we’ll get you into the best program to fit your needs so that you can soon begin again with a brand-new, sober start.