Sorry, I tried to avoid jumping on the Michael Jackson bandwagon, but I finally gave in. The tragic death of this superstar carries a lesson for us all. Yesterday’s televised memorial service showed that he was more than an entertainer, that he was a caring individual with a family and many people loved him.
Whether or not there was any “wrongdoing” with regards to his prescription drugs, the obvious connection to his deteriorating health requires a mention here. We have been warning people of the dangers of prescription drugs, not only for their abuse potential but also their adverse health effects, for many years through this and other rehab-related websites that we use to assist people in finding help. When these drugs are connected in the death of public figures like Jackson, Heath Ledger, Anna Nicole Smith, and many others, it shows just how dangerous they can be.
When it comes to dealing with physical and mental problems in life, drugs should be a last resort. There are so many more effective treatments available and in most cases drugs are not necessary.
This is why we proudly work with drug rehab centers that do not put people on replacement drugs or prescribe potentially harmful medications. If someone you love is struggling with