National Antidepressant Awareness Month

Did You Know October Is National Antidepressant Awareness Month?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: October 2, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 Antidepressants are often prescribed by physicians to support people with anxiety and depression. When used correctly, antidepressants will reduce suicidal thoughts, insomnia, feelings of depression, restlessness, and anxiety. However,…

Vicodin and Teeth Extractions

Vicodin and Teeth Extractions: The Real Risks You Need to Know

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: September 29, 2021 Each year, dental surgery professionals remove an estimated 10 million wisdom teeth, also known as third molars. Unlike other teeth in the mouth, wisdom teeth are deep-rooted. Removal may cause a few days of intense pain. Because Vicodin and teeth extractions of this…

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Benzodiazepine Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Commonly known as tranquilizers, benzodiazepines affect the central nervous system in order to reduce anxiety and create feelings of intense relaxation. Doctors prescribe benzodiazepines in extremely large numbers, and they rank among the most commonly…

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Adderall vs. Ritalin: What’s the Difference?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Adderall and Ritalin are central nervous system stimulants and have a high potential for abuse. However, they have different chemical structures. Ritalin contains the chemical methylphenidate. Adderall, on the other hand, contains a mix of amphetamine salts. While these drugs contain other…

How To Quit Meth

How to Quit Meth

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 If you or someone you love has become consumed with meth use or addiction, understand that quitting involves much more than simply deciding to get clean. For most people, the only way to completely and safely conquer this disease is for individuals…

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Myths About Cocaine

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Regular and heavy cocaine use causes diseases of the body, mind, and family. Medical consequences of long-term cocaine use include nasal perforation, rotting teeth, sexual dysfunction, heart attacks, and strokes. Psychological consequences of heavy cocaine…

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Xanax Side Effects

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Alprazolam (Xanax) is a popular benzodiazepine in the U.S. Like all benzodiazepines, Xanax is a central nervous system depressant designed to calm patients experiencing life-threatening panic episodes. It is…

Can You Die From Xanax Withdrawal

Can You Die From Xanax Withdrawal?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 27, 2021 Updated: September 27, 2021 Xanax is one of the most commonly prescribed benzodiazepines in the United States. It is also one of the most addictive. Like all benzodiazepines, Xanax is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant designed to treat patients with an acute panic disorder. It…

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Depression and Drug Abuse: They Go Hand in Hand

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 14, 2021 Updated: September 14, 2021 Depression and drug abuse often go hand-in-hand, and you can’t treat one without the other. Many people find themselves slipping into depression during bouts of drug abuse, or they feel that they cannot manage their depression successfully without drugs. Here’s what you need…