Can You Die From Xanax Withdrawal

Can You Die From Xanax Withdrawal?

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 is not an antidepressant and not a pain killer, although people who become…

man wondering am i a drug addict

Am I A Drug Addict?

It isn’t easy coming to terms with the fact that you depend on a dangerous drug in order to feel normal. One of the things that makes drug and alcohol addiction so dangerous is that when people realize they are addicted, they have already developed a chemical dependency. Formidable withdrawal symptoms make quitting impossible for…

man getting handed a cigarette has relapse triggers

Discovering Your Relapse Triggers

Even after you have worked hard to overcome addiction with the help of an addiction treatment center, relapse is still a risk. In fact, relapse impacts more than half of all people who have achieved sobriety after a substance abuse disorder. Often, there are triggers that can signal a potential relapse. By discovering your own…

woman thinking about various drug withdrawal symptoms

Various Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

People often wonder why a person can’t summon the willpower to get sober on his or her own. Typically, a person will relapse within the first week or two of trying to get clean because the symptoms of drug withdrawal are so uncomfortable. Different drugs have different withdrawal symptoms, both mental and physical. In some…

woman wonders how getting sober can change your life

How Getting Sober Can Change Your Life

For many people who are dealing with addiction, getting sober is a major goal in life. However, just wanting to be sober is not enough to get you there. Having a specific goal can push you toward action, like seeking out professional treatment from a residential and inpatient treatment program. Explore some of the many…