How Do I Cope with the Cravings?

Taking control of the cravings can happen with just a few steps. The urges and cravings after a person decides to abstain from drugs and alcohol can feel unbearable but there are ways of coping and managing the anxiety that goes with cravings. Here are five practical ways to cope. Cravings are Normal Everyone who Read More…

Effects of Xanax Abuse

What are the Effects of Xanax Abuse?

People suffering from Xanax abuse number in the hundreds of thousands. Statistics show that the number of people visiting emergency rooms for Xanax abuse increased from 46,000 in 2004 to approximately 125,000 in 2010. Over 96,000 of these people had also mixed Xanax with another drug. Xanax abuse affects far more than the individual’s body. Read More…

Commonly Abused and Addictive Painkillers

Synthetic or semi-synthetic opiates are some of the most addictive painkillers on the market today. Typically prescribed for chronic pain, the awareness exists of its potential for addiction but often happens when individual users try to control the dosages to manage pain or when unused pills are given away for non-medical use. Find out some Read More…

Is My Teenager on Drugs?

Teen prescription drug abuse is on the rise as is other drug and alcohol use. Parents who are alert to the signs and symptoms of potential drug use have a better chance at providing support and help to a teen. Find out what strategies exist for finding out whether a child or teenager is on Read More…