Prescription Drugs and Heroin Cause Overdose Fatalities

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Prescription Drugs and Heroin Cause Overdose Fatalities

Heroin addiction and painkiller dependency deaths from illegal drugs are on the rise across the nation.

An investigation into whether drugs were involved in the recent death of a 17-year-old High School student, as lead to the conclusion that the number of deaths from overdosing is on the rise. In Illinois the tragedy has put the spotlight on a growing problem that has local authorities and other officials rethinking policies and strategies.

Throughout the country, communities are desperate for ways to stop the sales of drugs in their communities, and to education children on the dangers of drugs in hopes of keeping them from becoming addicts.  The one thing most agree on is that drugs are a problem and we need to pool resources to find a solution because too many have already dies at the hands of addiction.

If you or someone you know has a problem with drug addiction or dependence, you should seek help now before tragedy strikes. Thankfully, there is good help available. Detoxification and behavioral therapy have proven to be effective in treating drug dependence. Addicts are often unable to complete treatment on their own or with family members, so it’s very important to seek the right treatment center. At Seabrook, we customize our treatment plans to individual patient’s needs, so you know the help you’re getting is right for you or a loved one. Seabrook has rehabilitation centers in New Jersey (NJ), Pennsylvania (PA), and an outpatient center in New York (NY). Contact Seabrook today for any questions about drugs, addiction, and treatment.