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Prescription Drug Abuse

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal?

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In this article, we’ll explore the common signs and symptoms of benzodiazepine withdrawal, the potential complications of withdrawal, and who is at risk of experiencing benzodiazepine withdrawal. By the end of this article, you’ll better understand what to expect during the withdrawal process and how to taper off benzodiazepines safely. What are Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines are … Read more

How Long Does it Take to Recover From Adderall?

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Adderall is a stimulant commonly prescribed for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. While it can effectively treat these conditions, it can also lead to dependence, addiction, and withdrawal symptoms. Suppose you or someone you know is struggling with Adderall addiction or dependence. In that case, you may wonder how long it takes to … Read more

What Is Benzodiazepine Withdrawal?

Benzodiazepine withdrawal is the dangerous process of detoxifying the body from the toxins left behind by benzos. This can be physically and emotionally painful. What are Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines, also known as “benzos” are a class of depressant drugs. This means that they slow the speed of the central nervous system and the communication between the … Read more

Overdose Deaths on The Rise

Overdose Deaths on the Rise

Overdose deaths have continued to be on the rise. Although the United States was able to curve overdose deaths for a couple of years, the numbers continue to grow today. When the opioid crisis was met with a global pandemic the recipe for drug overdose ended in a disaster. The decline in overdose deaths occurred … Read more

Suboxone In Medication Assisted Treatment

Suboxone medical assisted

In recent years, the US has seen millions of people living with opioid addiction. In 2014, over 5 million Americans lived with a substance use disorder (SUD) from prescription opioids. On top of that, nearly 600,000 people lived with and SUD related to heroin. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options available to help patients recover. … Read more

Is Klonopin Addictive?

Is Klonopin Addictive?

What is Klonopin and is it Addictive? According to a benzodiazepine statistic in 2011, over 20 million people aged 12 and older are reported to have abused benzos at some point in their livers. This is a remarkable number and concerning seeing as the age range is very wide and affects teens significantly. From these … Read more

The Pain of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

The Pain of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

What is Benzodiazepine Withdrawal? Benzodiazepine withdrawal – abbreviated as benzo withdrawal for ease of reference – includes a group of specific symptoms when a person addicted to benzodiazepine undergoes rehab. During this process, the person experiences the pain of benzodiazepine withdrawal. Depending on the severity of the addiction, withdrawal symptoms can range from mild discomfort … Read more