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The Dangers of Quitting Xanax Cold Turkey


Xanax is a medication that falls under a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. “Benzos” are generally prescribed as anti-anxiety drugs, muscle relaxants, and anticonvulsants to help people recover from certain types of muscle-related injuries.   

The Dangers of Quitting Xanax Cold Turkey2022-10-07T12:08:49-04:00

The Link Between Anxiety and Addiction


The Connection Between Anxiety and Addiction Anxiety is a common mental health disorder that can seriously impact an individual’s ability to function in everyday life. To help themselves cope, people with an anxiety disorder often

The Link Between Anxiety and Addiction2022-09-06T17:44:35-04:00

Are Anxiety Meds Addictive?


Are Anxiety Meds Addictive? Anxiety meds are used for the treatment and alleviation of anxiety. Many anxiety medications present no danger of addiction, but some medications can become habit-forming and addictive, with long-term use creating

Are Anxiety Meds Addictive?2022-08-15T10:37:26-04:00

What is Roxy


Roxycodone, also referred to by its street name “Roxy”, is a semi-synthetic opioid medication prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It has been classified as a Schedule II narcotic due to its

What is Roxy2022-06-01T12:57:16-04:00

How to Choose a Rehab Center


How to Choose a Rehab Center When the decision is made to send someone struggling with substance abuse to a rehab center, another decision quickly follows. Which rehab center should you choose? There are several

How to Choose a Rehab Center2021-05-13T18:16:19-04:00

Using Your HSA to Cover Drug Rehab


You may be ready to begin treating your drug addiction; this decision comes in different ways to different people and is often accompanied by a kind of relief: A hope that you will finally be

Using Your HSA to Cover Drug Rehab2021-05-13T11:20:27-04:00

How Does Community-Based Drug Rehab Work?


Pop culture is brimming with references to rehab in films, books, and comedic monologs, and they have influenced our ideas about what rehabilitation really is. And the one thing that all of the versions

How Does Community-Based Drug Rehab Work?2021-05-18T13:23:04-04:00

Characteristics of the Best Methadone Clinics


Methadone is an opiate, a synthetic narcotic that is most commonly prescribed as a painkiller. In some clinics, it’s prescribed as a medication to relieve pain associated with heroin withdrawal. Due to methadone’s highly addictive

Characteristics of the Best Methadone Clinics2021-09-22T09:14:02-04:00