The White House Challenges Prescription Drug Abuse

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Harbor Village comments on the White House’s initiative to prevent opiate overdose deaths, as reported by The Hill.

We must continue to educate our primary medical doctors to prevent them from over prescribing addictive medications, especially to patients with a family history of abuse.

The Hill announced in an article on Feb. 2nd that the White House is proposing to combat prescription drug abuse around the nation. The Obama administration is estimating to devote $4 trillion to the cause to raise awareness regarding prescription drug abuse. Directly, the administration hopes to curb the number of people who are killed from opiate overdoses. Harbor Village Detox is a drug detoxification treatment center who employs a professional and caring staff ensuring the longevity of recovering victims of substance use disorders. The facility welcomes necessary aid from the White House and projects that future attempts to redress opiate overdoses will positively impact the nation.

According to the same article by The Hill, the proposed budget will increase funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, and will include agencies who are devoted to fighting drug abuse.

The budget encourages states to extend their drug monitoring programs by providing extra funding nationwide. Additionally, according to The Hill, the budget proposes the use of stigmatized, life-saving medications like naloxone for first responders nationwide. The bill proposes that heroin use if an “urgent public health concern.”

“Every day, more than 100 people die as a result of drug overdose, and more than 6,700 are treated in emergency departments,” quotes The HIll.

Harbor Village Detox is committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of their patients by providing superior drug and alcohol treatment to those suffering from substance use disorders. A medical associate from the detox facility stresses that a professional and caring staff are one of the cornerstones of successful drug and alcohol treatment. “I think what the administration is proposing to do is wonderful. We see an uptick in the death tolls of those who die from opiate overdoses. It’s so disheartening when there is medical treatment available that has either failed [the victims], or failed to reach [overdose victims] initially. It’s so important that we also extend the training technicians and doctors receive who work in drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Hopefully this initiative will curtail the death rate from overdoses. Additionally, we must continue to educate our primary medical doctors to prevent them from over prescribing addictive medications, especially to patients with a family history of abuse."

Harbor Village Detox only employs professional and caring staff members to offer clients the apex in superior drug and alcohol treatment. Their luxury drug and alcohol treatment center is furnished with opulent amenities to help the detoxification process go smoothly. The center provides each patient with private bedrooms equipped with Netflix and Xbox access, gourmet meals, 24/7 medical treatment, and full spa and salon services.

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