Tips for Preventing Opioid Addiction
When used as prescribed by a doctor, opioids can be a valuable part of a patient’s pain management. Yet for too many in Alabama, opioids can cause more pain than they relieve, over a lifetime of addiction. It may surprise you to learn that many commonly prescribed painkillers affect the same part of the brain that heroin does.
The best way to live a life free from opioid addiction is to never start abusing opioid drugs in the first place. Here are a few tips on how to prevent addiction.