A review of BEST PRACTICES in addiction treatment…specific to BENZOS. What’s needed? What can you expect? More insight here.
Benzodiazepine use is most prevalent among women (nearly twice as prevalent as men) and increases with age. What are some other demographic characteristics of benzo users? Discover in this infographic.
Have you been using benzodiazepines for more than two weeks as recommended? Individuals who’ve been on benzos for months or years, will probably require an inpatient treatment. How many people in the U.S. need benzo addiction treatment? Find the answers in this infographic.
Benzos are responsible for a range of psychological, cognitive and emotional problems. What are the behavioral and spiritual implications of benzodiazepines? Find out here.
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be debilitating. How can you support yourself during detox? Five (5) facts and considerations here. With a section at the end for your questions and comments.
In this exclusive Q&A, we speak to Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Ph.D. about benzodiazepine medication(s) withdrawal. What kinds of protocols are best practice? Why do we get hooked in the first place? More here.
Vicodin dependence is a physical need to take the drug regularly in order to function normally on daily basis. Is dependence the same as addiction? How can you end a period of dependence and become Vicodin-free? We explore here.
Ativan withdrawal symptoms can be quite dangerous. Increased heart rate, hallucinations, convulsions and seizures can be life threatening. Find out how to handle them and detox from Ativan safely.
Insomnia and restlessness are two possible Valium withdrawal symptoms. A full index of symptoms here…with tips on how to address them. A complete guide to Valium withdrawal!
If you are not using Xanax for medical reasons and as prescribed by a doctor, you are abusing the drug. We explore all the details on Xanax abuse symptoms, side effects, and treatment, here.