Painkillers Now Cause More Than Half Of Drug Related Deaths Worldwide

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New research has revealed that prescription painkillers, caused more than half of the world's drug-related deaths. Those abusing prescription drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village.

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“A prescription drug dependency can adversely impact your job, family and your future. Check into a detox center such as Harbor Village and get rid of this terrible addiction as soon as you can,” said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

In an article by the Daily Mail (8/30), titled Marijuana is the most used illegal drug worldwide but painkiller addiction kills more people, that according to new research, marijuana is the most used illegal drug around the world topping heroin and cocaine, but it is abuse of painkillers such as vicodin and oxycontin that kill the most people.

Experts from the University of Washington found that opioid painkillers such as vicodin, oxycontin and codeine caused more than half of the estimated 78,000 drug-related deaths worldwide.

The study, also reported that men in their 20s are more likely to abuse drugs of all types. Most common locales for abuse included the U.S., Russia, Australia and the UK. Ecstasy and hallucinogens were not include in the research. For scientists, it was the first ever study of world-wide drug use.

Prescription drug abuse usually starts with one doctor authorized prescription and can escalate to a life threatening problem. Only a certified, 24/7 medically supervised detox center such as Harbor Village is qualified to assist clients who are suffering from prescription drug issues. Anyone who is experiencing a problem with prescription drugs should check into this state-of-the-art facility.

At Harbor Village, a trained team of medical professionals helps clients achieve recovery from both alcohol and drugs addiction. Located in South Florida, each client received private drug rehab in a luxury environment featuring upscale accommodations including a beautifully furnished suite with satellite television, over an acre of outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, nutritious, gourmet dining and the personalized support of a caring, attentive staff who is with each client every step of the recovery process.

“A prescription drug dependency can take over your life and adversely impact your job, family and your future. Check into a detox center such as Harbor Village and get rid of this terrible addiction as soon as you can,” said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/ or call the 24/7 hotline at 1-855-338-6900.

Media Contact: 
Robert Niznik 
Harbor Village 
Miami, FL 
305-999-5728 
robert(at)harborvillageflorida(dot)com

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