Exercise & PreventionAlt-therapiesMedicationsNutrition & SupplementsPain ManagementPrevention Understanding Opioid Addiction Addiction is a concern with opioid drugs. But not everyone who takes them gets addicted. estaff Published: March 2, 2018 0 Print Email Facebook Twitter With all the attention being paid to the problem of opioid abuse, you might hesitate to take these medications for any reason, fearing you might become addicted. While drug abuse is a serious problem, not everyone who takes opioids becomes addicted. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Arthritis Advisor Get the next year of Arthritis Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 36%. It's like getting 4 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?