Should I Go to Rehab During Coronavirus?

Amid the present coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, feelings of anxiety are on the rise. The stress associated with social isolation and fears about the pandemic can be especially high for those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. If you’re struggling with addiction, you might be wondering if you should be going to rehab during the current Read More

Benzo Detox Timeline: Everything You Need to Know

Alprazolam, better known as its brand name Xanax, is a benzodiazepine that’s widely prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorder. It’s also been characteristically misused with an increasing number over overdoses, particularly in teens, in recent years. A study published by the American Psychiatric Association at the end of 2018 claimed over 12 percent of Read More

Benzo Detox: What to Expect

As a prescribed medication, benzo use is not uncommon. The number of Americans who filled prescriptions for benzodiazepines increased to 13.1 million by 2013, as reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It also highlighted a second study that showed the percentage of people prescribed benzos with opioids rose by 17 percent in 2013. Read More

Why Detoxing From Alcohol at Home Isn’t Safe

Millions of adults face alcohol addiction every year. Many of those who struggle with alcoholism believe they can quit drinking or cut back whenever they want to. The reality is that when the brain becomes addicted, it changes the physiology as it learns to adapt to the increased presence of alcohol over time. Switching from Read More

Treating Alcoholism

Alcoholism affects millions of people every year. According to the most recent data from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, alcoholism directly affects over 14 million adults and less than 8 percent of those receive treatment. Alcoholism is a progressive disease, which means it worsens over time when not treated. The more a Read More