Prescription opioids are some of the most commonly used drugs to treat pain. However, consistent misuse of these drugs continues to be an ongoing epidemic in the U.S. and elsewhere. More than 191 million opioid prescriptions were dispensed to Americans in 2017, and in 2018, about 9.9 million Americans over the age of 12 reported […]
Anxiety disorders affect nearly a quarter of the American population every year.1 People with anxiety disorders are also two to three times more likely than the general population to experience a substance use disorder at some point in their lives.2
Opioid abuse and addiction are common in the U.S. and many people try to detox on their own without medical intervention. If you are addicted to prescription opioids or heroin and you’re trying to get sober, you may be searching for help to detox.
Many people are searching for ways to improve their energy levels, mental focus, and attention to perform better at work or school. If you’re currently taking Adderall, you are likely aware of its risks and side effects and you may be looking for a natural alternative.
Xanax and Prozac are both commonly prescribed for panic disorder. These two drugs are similar in many ways but they also have a few major differences. If you or a loved one is addicted to Xanax or Prozac, here’s what you need to know about the side effects of abuse, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment for […]
More than 67,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2018. The most recent data available shows that synthetic opioids are the primary cause of opioid-related overdose deaths in the U.S. If you think a loved one took too much of a drug, it’s important to know the signs of overdose. Common signs of overdose […]
Xanax and Zoloft are two commonly prescribed medications for anxiety disorder and panic attacks. Although similar, there are several differences between these two drugs. In this blog, we’ll explore the primary differences between the side effects of abuse, withdrawal symptoms, and medical uses of Xanax and Zoloft.
Edited on October 7th, 2020 If it only takes 21 days to break a habit, then you would think kicking your drug or alcohol habit would be easier. In truth, the whole “kick your habit in 21 days” mantra is actually very misleading and when you apply it to substance use disorders, it can do […]
Xanax and Ativan are both potentially addictive benzodiazepines that are used to treat anxiety and other clinical disorders. Ativan and Xanax withdrawal symptoms can both be severe, however, there are several main differences between these two drugs as well. This blog explains the primary difference between Xanax and Ativan, as well as the side effects […]
Once you’re addicted to meth, getting sober may seem like an impossible feat. While meth is notorious for being one of the most difficult drugs to quit, it is absolutely possible to sustain a sober life in recovery with the right help and support. If you’re addicted and starting to consider what it might be […]