07 Prescription Addiction – Opioids: Social Factors

Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids

07 Prescription Addiction - Opioids: Social Factors

  • Category Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids
  • Authors Steve Pearlman, PhD
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    1. Social Factors - 2 minutes
      The path toward opioid addiction often starts with a prescription of pain medication, but also may start with other social factors.

The path toward opioid addiction often starts with a prescription of pain medication related to an injury but for others, it starts with other social factors. They may abuse prescription drugs to feel good or as a party drug.

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Steve Pearlman, PhD

With 25+ years in higher education, Steven J. Pearlman, PhD holds specialized experience and knowledge in learning theory, online learning research, and socio-cultural topics such as sexual assault prevention, and alcohol and drug abuse. He’s conceptualized and authored numerous Not Anymore programs and served as a consultant for the U.S. Army’s initiatives to curtail sexual violence.

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