Prescription

Prescription drugs improve life quality, but when abuse turns to addiction it can have chronic effects. We are committed to recovery. If you cannot find an answer to your question, contact us and we’ll be glad to help you however we can. Abuse doesn’t not need to control life. We specialize in dual diagnosis treatment, which treats not only the prescription addiction, but also the root beliefs that cause the issue in the first place. Our compassionate coordinators would welcome your call and help begin the steps to recovery for you or your loved one.

How Do Benzos Affect Your Brain Chemistry?

How Do Benzos Affect Your Brain Chemistry? A 40-Year History of Benzos in a Nutshell Back in 1975 – when benzodiazepines (or benzos) were widely touted as a wonder drug for anything from chronic anxiety to mild stress, 103 million prescriptions were [...]

How the New Hydrocodone Regulations Could Affect Prescription Drug Abuse

How the New Hydrocodone Regulations Could Affect Prescription Drug Abuse Hydrocodone is a painkiller in the drug class of opioids. It is only available when paired with another ingredient, such as aspirin or acetaminophen, and is used mainly to alleviate pain. When combined with [...]

Illness Anxiety and Prescription Drug Abuse

Illness Anxiety and Prescription Drug Abuse In the past people who constantly worried about their physical health were classified with Hypochondriasis, and were called hypochondriacs in ordinary language. However with the release of the DSM-5, the [...]

Dangers of Combining Prescription Painkillers and Tranquilizers

Dangers of Combining Prescription Painkillers and Tranquilizers Certain drugs should never be mixed. Combining painkillers and tranquilizers is dangerous on many levels. Both drugs are central nervous system depressants that may slow heart, lung or brain functions to [...]

Antidepressant Overdose Risks

Antidepressant Overdose Risks If you experience moderate or severe depression, you may have asked a physician to prescribe an antidepressant. According to the Mayo Clinic you should provide your doctor with information to help him or her [...]

Hepatitis and Prescription Drug Abuse

Hepatitis and Prescription Drug Abuse According to the Mayo Clinic toxic hepatitis occurs when your liver becomes inflamed because of exposure to a toxic substance. One of the most important functions that you liver performs is removing drugs and [...]

Prescription Abuse

Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Addiction to prescription drugs affects all ages from teens to the elderly. While the purpose and method of getting the drugs may differ, the result is the same. The elderly often have chronic pain and may go [...]
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