myths about addiction

7 Myths About Addiction

Overcoming substance abuse is a fierce struggle. It’s possible, of course. But society has a way of discouraging people who’re trying to reach out for help. Here are seven myths about addiction and the truths that you should know about today. Myth #1–Substance Abuse is a Choice As myths about addiction go, this one ranks…

planning a drug intervention

Planning a Drug Intervention

Do you suspect your loved one has fallen victim to addiction? Are they exhibiting risky, erratic behaviors to score their substance of choice? Have they become distant from family and friends? Are they suddenly facing work, school, or social problems for unexplained reasons? Do they respond with denials or lies when confronted? If yes, it’s…

What is a Benzo?

Do you or someone you love abuse benzodiazepine drugs, known as benzos? Do you wonder, what is a benzo, anyway? These powerful drugs, called benzos on the street, work well for many health issues. But for people using them outside of their doctor’s advice, benzos lead right into drug addiction. What Is a Benzo? Benzos…