Taking Anxiety and Depression Medicine in Recovery

Taking Anxiety and Depression Medicine in Recovery

Many people with mental health disorders like anxiety or depression need to be on long-term medication to keep their condition in check and prevent the highs, lows, and stresses of these afflictions from interfering with their daily life. Identifying the right...
Can You Become Addicted to Anxiety Meds?

Can You Become Addicted to Anxiety Meds?

When a doctor prescribes a medicine, as the saying goes, they believe it will be more helpful than harmful to the person taking it. However, some anxiety medications operate similarly to other addictive drugs like opiates, and long-term use can lead to painful...
Recognizing the Signs of Drug Abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Drug Abuse

For many reasons, people are not as forthcoming about their drug abuse as they may be about other problems. Still, there are physical, behavioral, and psychological warning signs of both use and abuse. If you recognize these signs in a loved one, it may be time to...
4 Facts About Holistic Drug Rehab

4 Facts About Holistic Drug Rehab

Holistic rehab is a gentle way to rid yourself of the drugs you’re chained to and find a peaceful road to recovery—body, mind, and spirit. The fundamental aspects of holistic addiction rehab are focused on overall wellness, so you can eliminate substance abuse...
Managing Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms

Managing Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms

More than 30 percent of opioid drug overdoses in the United States involve benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepine is a sedative used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, seizures, restless leg syndrome, and help with insomnia. If someone becomes addicted, benzodiazepines and...