An Alarming Number of People Don’t Know the Signs of Prescription-Drug Abuse

Fans of the TV show Girls will remember the moment this past season when one of the lead characters, Marnie, discovers that her eccentric husband has been addicted to OxyContin throughout the entirety of their marriage. Granted, it wasn’t exactly the longest of marriages, but still, it felt like a little bit of a preposterous plot twist. After all, how could anyone miss all the signs?

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