Is Xanax Addictive?

Is Xanax Addictive?

Xanax is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. Commonly used in the treatment of anxiety, Xanax is an effective short-term component of a comprehensive anxiety management treatment plan. While effective, Xanax is highly addictive and can be easily abused. When people develop a Xanax dependency or a Xanax addiction, it…

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What are the Signs of Opioid Abuse?

What are the Signs of Opioid Abuse?

Opioids are a potent class of drugs that are highly addictive and have become a major health problem here in the United States. The CCD reports that 75,673 Americans died due to opioid overdose in a 12-month period ending in April 2021. It is also estimated that 21 to 29 percent of Americans misuse opioid-based…

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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Drug addiction is a complex disease in the fact there isn’t one all-encompassing factor that leads one to substance use. Each addict is unique because they have multiple underlying factors that led them to drug and alcohol addiction. One of the most common underlying factors in addiction is a condition known as dual diagnosis. It…

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Common Myths About Drug Addiction

Common Myths About Drug Addiction

For many people who struggle with drug addiction, they feel they are fighting a losing battle. Despite the feelings of hopelessness and despair a person feels, addiction is a treatable condition. With the advances in drug treatment and understanding of addiction as a disease, addicts can get the professional help they need to overcome substance…

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Bipolar Disorder: Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Options

Bipolar disorder is one of many mental health conditions that can be difficult to manage on one’s own. Sometimes rehabilitation treatment centers provide a place to help regain balance and take control back over your life.  Contents1 Overview of Bipolar Disorder 2 Types of Bipolar Disorder3 Causes of Bipolar Disorder 4 Treatment Options for Bipolar Disorder5 The…

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Lunesta Abuse, the Dangerous Effects, and Recovery Options

Eszopiclone, also known as Lunesta, is a prescription sleeping pill used to treat insomnia. Street names for the medication include Sleepers, Zombies, and Sleepeasies. The drug is highly addictive and often abused due to its powerful sedating effects. The effects of the drug can be incredibly harsh on the user’s mind and body. If you…

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What Is A Functional Alcoholic?

Functional alcoholism is a term that refers to the use of alcohol in ways that are not harmful or problematic. It can refer to an individual who drinks socially but manages their drinking, someone who has a few drinks at bedtime and wakes up refreshed, or someone with a drink while playing for better performance.…

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Treatments for Suicidal Ideation: Is Rehab The Best Option?

Suicidal ideation is when you want to end your life or think about suicide. Online statistics report that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US. In 2019, there were an estimated 1.38 million suicide attempts. Suicide is preventable. Rehabilitation treatment centers are prepared to help guide you through the recovery process. …

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