Are There Support Groups for Families of Addicts?

Although addiction affects the individual, they are not alone in their struggle. When someone struggles with addiction, it is not uncommon for them to do or say things that inflict emotional pain [...]

Why is Prescription Opioid Abuse So Common?

Some research suggests more than ten million Americans (of all ages and demographics) have a substance use disorder based on their dependency or addiction to a prescription opioid. Because each [...]

What are the Signs of Drug Dependence?

When people talk about struggles with drugs and alcohol, the terms dependence and addiction are often used interchangeably. Although the concepts are similar, and it is difficult to separate one [...]

Is Xanax Safe?

The drug Xanax is a widely prescribed medication used to manage medical and mental health symptoms. Although effective, using drugs like Xanax and other benzodiazepines is not without risk. Data [...]