Opioid Addiction on the Rise?
For most of us, enduring constant suffering ranks as one of the worst possible things we can think of. Yet, living with chronic pain is for many people is a reality. Concern is growing about doctors prescribing opioid treatments without it being absolutely necessary. These drugs are powerful painkillers, but very addictive. Dr Desmond Williams from the school of pharmacy and medical sciences at the University of South Australia joined Nic about the pros and cons.