Pills spilled on the table next to a woman struggling with clonazepam abuse

Signs of Clonazepam Abuse

Clonazepam, which is more commonly known as Klonopin, is a benzodiazepine that treats anxiety-related disorders. Clonazepam is widely prescribed, which unfortunately results in it being readily available on black markets. It is also highly prone to abuse, making clonazepam abuse a potential result of experimenting with Klonopin.Clonazepam abuse can lead to addiction and physical dependency.…

Woman going through gabapentine addiction symptoms

What are Gabapentin Addiction Symptoms?

Addiction rates are reaching record levels in the United States, and opiate abuse have resulted in a public health emergency. Overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, making addiction more dangerous than ever. Gabapentin, a common medication used to treat seizures and opiate withdrawal symptoms, is becoming more widely abused.…

Man who struggles with seizures from alcohol withdrawal

Seizures from Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol is one of the most widely abused and readily available substances in the United States. Because alcohol is such a common fixture at high school parties, college campuses, and even networking and business events, binge drinking and alcohol abuse are problems seen across all age groups. While you may think only alcoholics can experience…

Codeine and alcohol sitting on a table

The Dangers of Mixing Codeine and Alcohol

Mixing medications is risky without a doctor’s guidance, and mixing certain types of medicine with alcohol is never a good idea. This applies to the combining of codeine and alcohol. Some people may have a prescription for codeine, while others take it because it’s classified as a narcotic and they want the euphoric feeling it…

Signs that someone has been mixing adderall and alcohol

Mixing Adderall and Alcohol

According to new research conducted by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, emergency room visits due to Adderall abuse have spiked dramatically in young adults in the last several years. However, the study also found that prescriptions for the medication hadn’t increased. College-age adults are obtaining the medication from family or friends, which accounts…

Upset woman wonders what happens when you stop drinking alcohol cold turkey

What Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol Cold Turkey

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, approximately 15.1 million adults have alcohol use disorder. In addition, 26.9 % of adults say they’ve engaged in binge drinking recently. Alcohol use disorder is a disease that requires the aid of alcohol addiction treatment in Jacksonville FL in order to successfully become sober. You may wonder…

Man wondering how to stop alcohol withdrawal shakes

How to Stop Alcohol Withdrawal Shakes

If you have been a chronic drinker for some time then suddenly and abruptly quit, then you will likely experience the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS). One of the symptoms that can be quite frustrating is the shakes. These are sometimes called tremors and can occur intermittently or continually. The shakes may be very…

Woman learns about PTSD awareness day 2019

PTSD Awareness Day 2019

As we approach the month of June, people across the country will be taking time to observe PTSD awareness day and learn more about trauma therapy. Established in 2010 by the United States Senate, PTSD day is a tribute to the late Army Staff Sgt. Joe Biel of the North Dakota National Guard. In April…

codeine cough syrup abuse begins as prescription cough syrup is poured out

Cough Syrup Abuse

If you or a loved one is struggling with cough syrup abuse, it can be difficult to find support. Addiction to cough syrup is serious and can be difficult to address. Detox and professional addiction treatment can offer you the guidance and structure necessary to achieve sobriety.Over the counter cough syrups, which are accessible without a…

man struggling with his drinking and learning physical vs psychological dependence

Physical vs Psychological Dependence

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, you may wonder about the difference between physical and psychological dependence. To understand physical vs psychological dependence, you must remember that both physical and psychological dependence can lead to addiction and require professional addiction treatment. The difference between physical and psychological dependence will not always…