As public health officials tackle opioid addiction and overdoses, another class of prescription drugs has been contributing to a growing number of deaths across the United States. Benzodiazepines, such as Valium and Xanax, are commonly prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. The drugs are also highly addictive and can be fatal, especially when combined with alcohol … Continue reading Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise
A few ways to KNOW if you are truly addicted Answer YES to even one of these questions to know that you are addicted and in need of help with medically supervised detox. Do you have to have your bottle of 'pills' available at all times? Are you making sure you have an ample quantity … Continue reading 🔊Important Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Taking Opioids, Benzos, Hypnotics, Stimulants, and Other Addictive Medications?
Melissa Ellis, now 24, started using Xanax when she was in high school. Nationwide, treatment experts say they’re seeing a surge in Xanax use disorders among adolescents and young adults. BALTIMORE — Teen drug use during the summer often goes unnoticed. It’s when school starts and students nod off in class, exchange pills in the … Continue reading Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging
What are Benzodiazepines? For those of you who are unaware of what Benzodiazepines are and may even be unaware that you're taking them, here are a few names you may be familiar with. These are, by no means, a complete list as there are many brands and generics. These are just a few common ones: alprazolam … Continue reading Benzodiazepine Abuse Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects