Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse Watching a loved one suffer from addiction can be one of the hardest things to go through. So can realizing that you, yourself, are experiencing addiction and may need to get outside help. Although prescription stimulants are prescribed to treat medical conditions and help many of its users live… Continue reading Symptoms of Stimulant Prescription Pill Abuse
Symptoms of Prescription Pill Abuse: Benzodiazapine Benzodiazepines are a medication prescribed for a wide range of medical conditions, including anxiety, insomnia, seizures, muscle relaxation, and even alcohol withdrawal. While Benzodiazepines can be a helpful tool in treating these conditions, they are also dangerous and highly addictive. If you are suspecting that you or someone you… Continue reading Symptoms of Prescription Pill Abuse: Benzodiazapine
How Do I Know If I Am Addicted to My Prescription Medication? Dangerous prescription drug overdose deaths from the abuse of painkillers have increased at an alarming rate in the last half-decade. Oftentimes, these medications are being prescribed to treat the pain caused by traumatic injury, such as a car crash, a fall, sports injury,… Continue reading How Do I Know If I Am Addicted to My Prescription Medication?
What Are The Most Addicting Prescription Medications? There are many reasons an individual might take prescription medications, such as anxiety disorders or pain management. They can be helpful for people with serious conditions to live a normal life when taken as directed. However, dangerous prescription drugs are one of the most highly abused substances. According… Continue reading What Are The Most Addicting Prescription Medications?
What are the Dangers of Addiction to Prescription Drugs? Prescription drugs can be a helpful tool when taken as prescribed under the supervision of a medical professional for many reasons. It can help individuals recover from surgery, a painful injury, assist with anxiety or depression symptoms to help live a normal life, and more. However,… Continue reading Dangers of Addiction to Prescription Drugs
As prescriptions for stimulant drugs like Adderall increase, so does the potential for abuse and non-medical use of the drug. Since 2007 there has been a 40 percent increase in Study Drugs like Adderall prescriptions to treat ADD and ADHD. However, Adderall is also frequently abused by high school and college students who use it… Continue reading Study Drugs: What are the Long Term Effects of it like Adderall?
As the opioid crisis has been escalating throughout the U.S., the government has been concerned about flood of drugs entering the country. Recently, China agreed to start cracking down on the flow of fentanyl, a highly potent and deadly synthetic opioid, into the U.S. Fentanyl has been the cause of an increasing number of drug… Continue reading Cracking Down on Fentanyl
As the opioid epidemic has reached an all time high in the U.S., rates of overdose have increased to a staggering 200 people a day. With a record number of opioid-related deaths it is important for addiction and health experts to identify key issues that may be contributing to these numbers, one of which is… Continue reading Fentanyl – A Serious Threat
Although opioids are the main focus of the nation’s health crisis, other dangerous prescription drugs are also causing high rates of addictions. Benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium and Ativan are designed to help ease anxiety but the effects that they have on body and mind can be incredibly addictive. Physicians have been prescribing more and more of… Continue reading Benzo Prescription Abuse is Back and Booming
Benzo Addiction & Types of Benzos Treatment: Benzodiazepines are a type of tranquilizing medication often prescribed for pain or anxiety such as Valium or Xanax. Benzos, as they are commonly called, have great potential for abuse and addiction as recreational drug users seek them out for their sedating effects. While benzos can be prescribed for… Continue reading Understanding the New Benzo Flubromazepam