What is Addiction?

Posted by | May 6, 2016 | Addiction, News | No Comments

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As of 2014, 1.9 million Americans, 12 years of age or older, have had a substance use disorder involving prescription pain relievers. We know that people are becoming addicted to opioids, however, what do we really know of the symptoms and signs of the medical illness, addiction?

Watch this video in which Jim Reyser, the Program Manager for Chronic Pain and Chemical Dependency Services at Methodist Hospital with Indiana University Health, gives an in depth explanation of what addiction is.

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