What Are the Signs of Valium Addiction?

When the average person thinks about addiction, they think about alcohol and illicit drugs. While plenty of people are certainly addicted to both of these things, many people are also addicted to [...]

What Are the Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse?

Prescription drugs, when taken as directed by a doctor, can effectively treat various ailments. Narcolepsy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be managed with prescription [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What are the Signs of Opioid Use?

Over the last decade, the opioid epidemic has touched millions of lives, many in harmful and irreversible ways. Sadly, despite renewed efforts by the medical, mental health, and law enforcement [...]

What are the Symptoms of Cocaine Use?

Cocaine is not a new drug. On the contrary, Coca, the primary ingredient in cocaine, has been cultivated in Central and South America has for more than 3000 years. Indigenous populations have [...]

What are the Signs of a Drinking Problem?

Alcohol is widely prevalent in the United States. Over the course of their lives, 85.6% of the United States population over the age of eighteen has drank alcohol. The 2019 National Survey on [...]

Does Depression Cause Addiction?

Feeling blue or “down in the dumps” is a normal human emotion from time to time. Everyone has moments where they don’t feel happy or overwhelmingly upset about a particular [...]

How are OCD and Drug Addiction Related

When you struggle with a mental health condition such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and experience the symptoms of drug addiction, it is referred to as a dual diagnosis or a co-occurring [...]

Why Do People Get Addicted to Valium?

Valium is a medication prescribed to treat a range of conditions where symptom management requires calming and relaxation. Even when taken as directed, dependency and addiction to the effects of [...]