- Millions of people are non-medical users of pain relievers, agency says
- Those affected by prescription drug abuse can call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- Treatment options should be tailored to fit an individual's needs, experts say
- SAMHSA estimates that in 2014 about 15 million people in the US older than 12 were non-medical users of pain relievers
(CNN)Facing the reality that "I need help" and knowing where to actually get it are crucial initial steps for anyone battling prescription drug addiction. The process to recovery can be one ridden with pain, denial and shame.