Updated on March 16th, 2021 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 Anxiety disorders affect nearly a quarter of the American population […]
Valium vs. Klonopin: What’s the Difference?
Benzodiazepines are some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in America today. Valium and Klonopin are two common types of benzodiazepines that are used for similar purposes medically. Both of these drugs are also frequently abused and can be highly addictive. Here’s what you need to know about the differences between Valium and Klonopin. Benzodiazepines […]
10 Commonly Abused Drugs and Their Withdrawal Symptoms
Many addictive drugs cause harmful long-term effects when they are abused over and over again. However, quitting is often a double-edged sword due to the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms they can also cause.
What is the Worst Drug to Detox From?
Withdrawal symptoms are one of the most common concerns among people who want to quit their drug of choice. Just the thought of detox being painful or uncomfortable can be enough to make many people forego sobriety and keep using drugs or alcohol to prevent withdrawal symptoms.
Valium vs. Ativan: What’s the Difference?
Valium (diazepam) and Ativan (lorazepam) are similar drugs that can cause similar side effects when they are abused. If you’re wondering about the differences between the two, this blog will clear things up and compare their uses, side effects of abuse, withdrawal effects, drug test detection times, and more. Keep reading to learn more.
Xanax vs. Valium: What’s the Difference?
Xanax and Valium are both benzodiazepines and prescription drugs that are used to treat anxiety disorders. However, the two are different in some aspects too. In this blog, we’ll provide an in-depth overview of what each drug is, as well as its side effects, withdrawal symptoms, and risks of addiction, and compare the two side-by-side.
10 Dangerous Alcohol and Drug Combinations
Abusing drugs and alcohol simultaneously is common in America, but it doesn’t come without serious risks. In 2011, there were 606,653 Emergency Department visits involving alcohol, and many of these also involved other drugs.1 Research findings also show people who are addicted to alcohol are much more likely than the general population to also abuse […]
5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage from Drugs and Alcohol
Table of contents5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage From Drugs and AlcoholBrain Disorders Caused by Drug and Alcohol AbuseTypes of Drugs that Can Cause Brain DamageIs It Possible to Reverse Brain Damage from Drugs?Healing the Physical and Psychological Damage of Drug Abuse Alcohol and drugs have profound effects on the brain, leading to what we […]
What’s in a Name: Street Names for 21 Commonly Abused Drugs
What are “Street Names” for Drugs? Street names are slang terms that are used to refer to certain drugs. These names might be used by dealers or drug users to conceal the true meanings of discussions or deals involving drug sales, production, or abuse. Although the slang terms used to refer to different drugs are […]
Are You Addicted to Your Anxiety Medication?
It all started with a single prescription. You felt overly anxious and depressed. Everything was difficult—sleeping, eating, and even just waking up in the morning was a chore. This went on for months before your doctor gave you a prescription. Suddenly everything changed. Life was enjoyable again. You were able to sleep and you felt […]