Posted on Feb 11th, 2014 in addiction
, chronic pain
, Philip Seymour Hoffman
, prescription drug abuse
, prescription painkillers
The same medication that I take every day, in doses that would leave most of you passed out cold or hospitalized or dead, directly led to Hoffman being discovered in his apartment with a needle in his arm.
I take prescription painkillers every day, but I am not an addict. According to the Centers for Disease Control, we are in the midst of a “growing, deadly epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse,” marked by rising abuse rates along with r...