Adderall Guide

Adderall Guide Understanding This Medication, its Purpose, and Signs of Abuse Article Contents What Is Adderall? Adderall is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is often prescribed for ADHD and narcolepsy. However, due to its ability to boost energy and alertness, the drug is often abused by people in a misguided attempt to achieve optimal cognitive […]

Mixing Opioids and Alcohol

The Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Opioids Article Contents Introduction Opioid overdose deaths in 2016 were five times higher than in 1999. The majority of those deaths were unintentional. Although opioid painkiller prescriptions are becoming more tightly regulated, cases of overdose and addiction are still increasing. On top of this, opioids are often taken with […]

Klonopin Guide (clonazepam)

Klonopin Guide Benzodiazepine for Panic Disorders Article Contents Introduction Clonazepam, sold under the brand name Klonopin, is a prescription drug used to prevent and control seizures and panic disorder. It can also be prescribed to treat withdrawal from alcohol, anxiety, and sleep disorders. Despite its medical use, Klonopin is classified as a Schedule IV substance […]

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery Secular Alternative to AA Article Contents Introduction SMART Recovery is a good group alternative if you’re looking for a more science-based approach to addiction recovery. It was founded in 1994 as a small nonprofit but has evolved into a large organization with thousands of SMART Recovery meetings worldwide. Learn more about what SMART […]

Benzos and Alcohol

Benzos and Alcohol Learn About This Dangerous Combination Article Contents Studies have shown that benzodiazepines are dangerously abused with alcohol too frequently. Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are sedatives that work by changing certain neurotransmitters in the brain. One of the most common substances abused in conjunction with benzodiazepines is alcohol. What You Need to […]

Xanax Addiction Treatment

Xanax Addiction and Treatment How Addictive is This Common Benzodiazepine? Article Contents What is Xanax? Alprazolam, commonly known by the brand name Xanax, is a prescription medication used to treat anxiety and panic disorders.1 Alprazolam belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and central nervous system to produce a […]

Cocaine Addiction, Abuse, and Treatment

Cocaine Abuse Recover with Addiction Treatment Article Contents What is Cocaine? Cocaine is a very powerful and addictive drug that is part of the stimulants drug class. Cocaine is a schedule II substance under the controlled substances act, which means that it can be used medically, but it is also a highly addictive substance. Although […]

Fentanyl Addiction and Treatment

Fentanyl Addiction Treatment in Woodland Hills, California Article Contents What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a prescription medication that belongs to the opioids drug class. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid which means it was made in a lab to produce similar effects in the brain to opiates. Fentanyl has effects that are similar to morphine, but […]

Benzodiazepines Addiction

Benzodiazepines Addiction Understanding the Signs and How to Heal Article Contents What are Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines, sometimes called “Benzos,” are a class of psychoactive drugs. Benzodiazepines are man made drugs that cause mild to severe depression of the nerves in the brain as well as sedation. Benzodiazepines are prescribed for many different medical conditions such as […]