Painkiller Addiction on the Rise

December 17 , 2014-

 

According to the latest study released Monday by Media Network of Central Ohio, addiction to painkillers is neck and neck with alcoholism,  Of more than 87,000 clients treated for addiction, 33 percent received alcohol addiction services while 32 percent received opiate addiction services.  The 2013 figures, involving individuals who received public funds for treatment, are up from 28 percent the previous year and more than double 2008 numbers.


Courtesy of WHIO