With approximately 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain, opioid medications are frequently prescribed for reducing pain caused by illness, injury or ongoing medical conditions. Although not all opioid prescriptions lead to addiction, the risk of abuse is high for this population. How does abuse occur? How can we prevent addiction?
In this eBook, you’ll learn:
- How the opioid crisis unfolded
- How over-prescribing puts Americans in pain at higher risk for Addiction
- How opioid dependence and addiction develops
- Tools for non-opioid pain management