We do rather over-rely on drugs:
Futures Forum: The green prescription: 'forget your tablets and get moving'
Futures Forum: Resilience and Salutogenesis: "Environment, health and resilient cities: what constitutes salutogenic environments?"
And it's costing us more than simply our health:
Futures Forum: Drug-free treatments: "More cost-effective prescribing and improved medicines management has the potential to have a substantial impact on costs without compromising on quality."
As described recently in the Herald:
Prescribed medicine waste costs NHS £5.5million a year in Devon - News - Sidmouth Herald
Patient Participation Group
Vision Group for Sidmouth - The Future for Health in Sidmouth: report