Case Management for Long-Term Morphine Addiction Recovery

Morphine is used for severe pain, for cough suppression and before surgery. In addition to relieving pain, morphine has been prescribed to relieve fear and anxiety by producing a sense of euphoria. However, when abused, morphine is considered a very dangerous drug. According to Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), heroin and morphine accounted for 51 percent of drug deaths ruled accidental or unexpected in 1999, and the number of emergency room visits involving heroin or morphine increased 15...