4 Facts About Drug Addiction

Do you think you may know someone battling drug addiction? Learn more about the warning signs of addiction and find out what you can do to help.

By Maria Barillaro for readersdigest.ca

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1. Drug Addicts Lie

In order to obtain their next fix, some addicts are full of excuses for getting access to prescription drugs, says Montreal pharmacist Daron Basmadjian. “They’ll say anything,” he says. “They’ll say they have no idea why I can’t find the prescription in their file but it should be there, or they’re picking it up for their sister.” Prescription medication addicts will try their best to appear honest and sincere, Basmadjian adds, trying very hard to convince medical professionals they are not abusing.

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