Benzodiazepines

Plan to Give Yourself Grace for the New Year

Whether you love or hate resolutions, there is no doubt they’re a time-honored New Year’s tradition for many people. And, while it’s never a bad idea to identify areas of your life in need of improvement, it’s also wise to recognize where you are on [...]

Don’t Fall for the Cute Names, Substance Cocktails are Lethal

Powerballing, chasing the dragon, cocoa puffs; sounds like fun, doesn’t it? The names given to many mixed substance cocktails can often sound like a joyous theme park ride, but instead are terms invented to hide the fact that mixing lethal drugs or mixing drugs with [...]

What Will Detox Do For You?

Will 2018 be the year you finally get clean and sober--for good? Detox is a vital step toward overcoming any drug addiction. But what is it, and what will it do for you? If you’re considering treatment for yourself or a loved one this year, [...]

Why Detoxing From Benzos Requires a Medical Detox

Benzodiazepines, or “benzos” or “benzies,” are prescribed to treat stress-related conditions including anxiety disorders, insomnia, muscle spasms and epilepsy. Drugs like Xanax (alprazolam), Klonopin (clonazepam), Valium (diazepam) and Ativan (lorazepam) can be useful when prescribed for legitimate reasons, but they have potential to become highly [...]

The Continuum of Care: An Addiction Treatment Overview

Recovery is not a one-step process, but rather a continuum of care, comprising several parts. Some clients begin their recovery journey with detox and progress into the most intensive residential treatment program, while others can succeed in a less intensive setting. Treatment is dynamic, and [...]

Medical Detox: The Safest Path to Recovery

The road to addiction recovery can have various different starting points. Where one starts often depends on the severity, or progression of the disease. Addiction is a debilitating form of a mental health disorder, with no known cure. The condition can be managed, however, so [...]

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