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Can you get addicted to gabapentin?

February 8th, 2012

No, you can’t get addicted to gabapentin. You can, however, experience withdrawal symptoms after taking it for extended periods of time. We explore the use of gabapentin and how to deal with a physical dependency on the drug here.


Can you die from taking Xanax?

February 7th, 2012

Yes, you can die from taking Xanax, especially if it’s taken with other drugs or alcohol. Read more about this commonly abused drug here.


Can you get addicted to huffing?

February 5th, 2012

Yes, it’s possible to become addicted to huffing. More on the health impacts of huffing, types of inhalant abuse, and signs of huffing addiction here.


Does Tramadol show up on drug tests?

February 4th, 2012

Tramadol won’t show up on a standard drug test. But Tramadol does show up on drug testing for prescription medications. More on the types of drug tests that might be used to detect tramadol here.


Tramadol dangers

February 3rd, 2012

Dangers of Tramadol include serious side effects, drug interactions, overdose or addiction (especially when not taken as prescribed). Plus, you can die or experience serious side effects of Tramadol if you are diagnosed with certain medical conditions, which we explore in more detail here.


Home treatment for addiction

February 2nd, 2012

Can you treat alcoholism, drug addiction or behavioral addictions from home? Yes. How to access a free self-help program from home here.


Can you get addicted to Fioricet?

January 31st, 2012

Yes. You can get addicted to Fioricet. In fact, Fioricet is a habit-forming drug. Learn how you can avoid Fioricet addiction here.


How to stop gambling on your own

January 30th, 2012

You can stop gambling on your own. How can you use self-help therapy to address compulsive gambling or problem gambling? Intro to the SMART Recovery formula here.

Help! My husband drinks too much

January 28th, 2012

How can you help a husband who drinks too much? Show him the benefits of sober life. Learn how to address your husband's drinking and help him (re)discover sober life here.

Can you get addicted to gambling?

January 27th, 2012

Yes, it is possible to become addicted to gambling. More on why people become compulsive gamblers and what you can do to quit here.


Can you get addicted to K2?

January 25th, 2012

Yes, it’s possible to become addicted to K2. More on the dangers of K2 and what’s known about this relatively new drug here.

How can I stop drinking?

February 6th, 2012

How can you stop drinking? Compare the benefits with the costs. Learn how to apply this simple method to your drinking life here.

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My son is on drugs - What do I do?

February 1st, 2012

Maybe you just found out or confirmed your son is on drugs. What should you do? Down-to-earth advice from someone who's been there. More here.

Can you get addicted to coke?

January 29th, 2012

Yes, coke can very easily become addictive. We review how you get addicted to coke and how to avoid coke addiction here.


Coping with anxiety: Self-help or get help?

January 26th, 2012

Is self-help for anxiety possible? Yes. Learn to know the difference between normal anxiety and problem anxiety. More on when to seek treatment for anxiety here.