overdose

Everything you need to know about a drug overdose

What is a drug overdose from prescription medicine? A prescription or illicit drug overdose occurs when a person takes more than their prescribed amount of a certain drug or more than their body can withstand. This can be both intentionally or accidental. It can also occur due to combining more than one drug together. This [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:04+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

55% of deaths are related to prescription drug overdose

Overdose Statistics Deaths between 2010 and 2011 increased by 8% and about 55% are related to prescription drug overdose. An overdose is characterized as overtaking a substance such as drugs and alcohol.This over consumption leads the body not responding to stimulants and a lack of oxygen flowing through the body. With inadequate breathing, oxygen levels drop and cyanosis [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:05:53+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments