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New Online CE Course Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise and this new 3-hour online continuing education course for healthcare professionals tackles the topic.

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Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription Drug Abuse
PRLog (Press Release) - Sep. 26, 2012 - Prescription drug abuse is on the rise. Pharmaceuticals like OxyContin®, Adderall®, and Xanax® are some of the most commonly abused prescription drugs. For some prescription drug addicts, medication was originally taken as prescribed – until they started developing a tolerance for it. For others, members of their peer group began to abuse prescription drugs because they are easily accessible and relatively inexpensive on the street. Prescription drug abuse also affects those who don’t use – through increased costs and the inconveniences of increased security at pharmacies. Treatment is comprised of a series of steps, including detoxification, inpatient/outpatient treatment, and maintenance. In some cases, patients must be closely monitored because of the potential for withdrawal effects. Once treatment is completed, there are various options for maintaining sobriety. Laws are being tightened, and some medications have become difficult to find due to the increased rate of prescription drug abuse.

Learn more @ https://www.pdresources.org/course/index/0/1118/Prescript...

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City/Town:Jacksonville - Florida - United States
Industry:Education, Health
Tags:prescription drug abuse, substance abuse, addiction, continuing education, ce
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