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Opioid Overdose Hospitalizations Grew During the Pandemic – What Can You Do?
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Opioid Overdose Hospitalizations Grew During the Pandemic – What Can You Do?

By on May 30, 2021 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

COVID-19 created turmoil for most people. It locked down schools, shuttered jobs, and put everyday life on hold. Yet, for some people with mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, COVID increased the risk of intense symptoms. The pandemic also increased the rate of substance use, often leading to overdose. Drug...

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What Are Benzos, and How Does Addiction Form?
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What Are Benzos, and How Does Addiction Form?

By on May 16, 2021 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are sedatives often prescribed by doctors to treat conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, and seizures. They create a calming effect by slowing down the racing thoughts of the brain. Popular benzos include Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Librium, and Klonopin. Benzo Addiction Benzo addiction can occur when a person uses too much of the substance, uses it...

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction – Why There’s a Link
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Childhood Trauma and Addiction – Why There’s a Link

By on Apr 30, 2021 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Can what happened to you as a child cause you to use drugs or alcohol now? Growing evidence indicates that many people who abuse drugs and alcohol have had some type of traumatic experience in their past. When this is the case, treating the trauma becomes essential to enabling a person to live a life in recovery. How Does Past Trauma Lead to Drug Use? There are many...

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Oxycodone Addiction and Risks
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Oxycodone Addiction and Risks

By on Apr 14, 2021 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Oxycodone is a powerful opioid painkiller. It is often used as a way to treat severe pain after a surgical procedure or illness. This drug is prescribed by doctors but is also commonly misused by people seeking a high from it. As a highly addictive drug, many people find themselves unable to stop using it without professional help. More About Oxycodone Oxycodone is...

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