The signs and causes of prescription drug abuse

By Nicholas Dragon
Prescription-Drug-Abuse

You wake up with a pounding headache and you stagger to the medicine cabinet. That bottle of pills the doctor gave you after your surgery seems to contain the only thing that makes you feel good these days. Fortunately, there’s one pill left in the bottle, and you swallow it quickly. "Just hang on, the headache and nausea will be gone in a few minutes," you tell yourself.

Then you think: "I love these little pills; they make me feel so relaxed and happy."