Thursday, July 3, 2014

$259 Million!!!

(Photo by Toby Talbot, AP)

By 
Chris Newcomb, M.Div.

What would you do with $259 million dollars?  Buy a house?  Perhaps you would buy three on three different continents?  You could afford it!  Dreaming is fun, isn't it?

Unfortunately, last year alone, health care providers did not by 3 different houses on 3 different continents,instead, they wrote a whopping $259 million opiate pain pill prescriptions which was enough to give EVERY adult in the country 1 full bottle of pills.  This is insane!  And it's getting worse!

Opiate prescription pill addiction is on the rise in America today.  According to an article in U.S. Today, the availability of the drugs depends on which state you reside.  It seems the Southeast leads the charge with other geographic locales following suit.  

If you or someone you love is need of detox off of alcohol, opiates, benzos, Methadone, or Suboxone, please do not hesitate to call Jennifer Pius or Amy Stewart at 1.877.773.3869 today.  We can help you get clean and stay clean!

Read more about this fascinating topic here!

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