The Dangers of Benzodiazepine Addiction

From Escondido, California to the East Coast, it seems that prescription drug abuse is a problem that quite simply refuses to go away. While opioid painkillers are generally considered the primary culprit, many drug rehab centers are finding that benzodiazepines are also becoming more involved in substance abuse problems. This medication, which is frequently used in treating insomnia, anxiety and other conditions, can quickly become addictive when misused. Benzodiazepine abuse has risen dramatically in recent years, contributing to the fast-growing prescription medication overdose epidemic that is sweeping the nation. The following infographic highlights just a few of the dangers of a Benzodiazepine addiction.



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