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Abuse of Benzos Is on the Rise

Abuse of Benzos Is on the Rise - white pills making arrow graph on grey backgroundThe opioid crisis may be making headlines, but prescription painkillers are far from the only medication with the potential for abuse.

Prescriptions for benzodiazepines are rising and many experts fear this could spur a new addiction epidemic.

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Can Withdrawal Be Fatal?

Can Withdrawal Be Fatal - girl in hospital bed with hands covering face

Withdrawal is a necessary part of the recovery process, but it’s often misunderstood.

Knowing what to expect and how to proceed safely can help you begin treatment with confidence. (more…)

When Saying “No” Is an Act of Love

When Saying "No" Is an Act of Love - man and woman back to backDealing with a friend or family member who struggles with drug or alcohol addiction can be extremely difficult.

Your loved one may make excuses for bad behavior, promise he or she will change, and beg you for assistance fixing problems caused by substance abuse. (more…)

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