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Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more.

List Of Commonly Abused Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are very dangerous when abused. This is largely due to the quickness with which dependence and addiction can form. After...

Jul 5, 2018

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What Is A Co-Occurring Disorder?

Who Is At Risk For A Co-Occurring Disorder? Co-occurring disorders are not rare in the United States. In fact, a 2014 study called the...

Apr 9, 2018

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5 Signs Your Loved One Is Drinking Too Much

If you suspect your loved one is drinking too much, the following signs can help determine if you should seek professional treatment. 1....

Mar 12, 2018

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5 Signs Your Loved One Is Addicted To Xanax

Xanax (alprazolam) is a type of benzodiazepine, or central nervous system (CNS) depressant, prescribed to treat anxiety and panic...

Mar 9, 2018

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The Risks Of Using Heroin With Methamphetamine

Once someone develops tolerance to a drug, they may be more likely to combine drugs in order to achieve the desired effects. While abusing...

Mar 8, 2018

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5 Signs Your Loved One Is Addicted To Heroin

If you’re fearful that your loved one has developed a heroin addiction, it can be useful to understand the signs of heroin abuse. The...

Mar 2, 2018

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Addiction And Codependency

It can be hard to watch someone you love harm him or herself by using drugs or alcohol. At the same time that same person suffering from an...

Jul 27, 2017

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Benzodiazepine Detoxification

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are central nervous system depressants that can be a useful medication for treating anxiety disorders. A calming...

Jun 26, 2017

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Texas Substance Abuse Statistics

Texas is a gigantic state—it’s the second to Alaska in landmass, and second to California in population. There were 26.5 million people...

May 17, 2017

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