For anyone with a loved one who has struggled with addiction, you understand that sobriety is a life-long commitment. It's incredibly challenging, but with the right support, it's absolutely possible. For a loved one to remain sober, having their friends and family there can make everything so much easier. However, it's not always easy to...Read more
Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs known as “prescription sedative.” They are primarily used to calm or sedate patients; however, they are extremely addictive and easily abused. There are many behavioral, psychological, and physical symptoms associated with Benzodiazepines, but today, we will be focusing on the physical and psychological signs of addiction.Read more
Physical & Psychological Signs &...
Opioid addiction has become rampant across the U.S. over the last several years. According to NBC News', Maggie Fox, opioid-related deaths have jumped 401% from 1999 to 2015. Beyond that, in 2016, 42,000 people died from opioid overdose– 20,000 more than the previous year. Drug-related deaths, in general, keep climbing, and it's difficult to pinpoint...Read more
According to American Addiction Centers, alcohol is a psychoactive substance primarily consumed in drinks like wine, beer, and liquor. It’s one of the oldest substances to be have been used recreationally and is still consumed widely to this day. Alcohol causes a euphoric intoxication that increases mood, anxiety, and sociability as well as impair...Read more