10 Warning Signs of Prescription Opioid Abuse

10 Warning Signs of Prescription Opioid Abuse You don’t begin taking prescription opioids with the intent of becoming addicted. You take them because your doctor prescribed them to help relieve…

Fentanyl Dangers: Now the Deadliest Drug in the U.S.

The 1990s brought with it fun things like fanny packs, the grunge style, scrunchies, crimped hair, and some pretty memorable music. But as opioid prescriptions became more common, it also…

3 Facts About Benzo Addiction and Abuse

Nobody starts taking benzodiazepines, also called benzos, to become addicted. You take them because they were prescribed to treat a specific health concern.  Benzodiazepines are most often prescribed to treat: …

Dangers of Combining Adderall and Xanax

There are many risks associated with combining Adderall and Xanax, and a combination of these drugs is never a good idea. In addition to increasing the risk of addiction, it…

Top Warning Signs of Prescription Opioid Abuse

It’s never easy to tell if someone you love is hurting from opioid addiction. Even as the person closest to them, it can be hard for a family member or…

What is a Substance-Induced Mood Disorder?

What Is a Substance-Induced Mood Disorder?  It’s fairly common for people who have issues with drug addictions to also be suffering from some type of mental health disorder. On occasion, however,…

How to Overcome an Addiction to Xanax and Other Benzos

Benzodiazepines, also called “Benzos,” are most often prescribed to treat severe anxiety but can be used to treat alcohol withdrawal, insomnia, muscle spasms, and some seizure disorders. The number of…