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Xanax (alprazolam) is included in the benzodiazepines class of drugs, collectively referred to as “benzos”. Xanax works by suppressing the …

Summer break is here, and there are a variety of ways to stay sober, including finding new hobbies and activities …

It’s 2 AM, and the liquor stores are closed. You’ve just finished the last drop from your last bottle, but …

While each treatment program has a different and unique approach to addiction recovery, there are specific models that have become …

What happens when you mix alcohol and melatonin? Melatonin and alcohol are often misused to manage feelings of anxiety, restlessness …

According to NIH, cocaine abuse among young adults between 18 and 25 years remains relatively high. Many young people are …

Rhinophyma is the medical term for “ alcoholic nose”, or “drinker’s nose.” This is a skin disorder commonly identified by …

January has been celebrated as Mental Wellness Month for several decades in order to encourage people to focus on mental …

Dry January is an annual opportunity to change your relationship with alcohol. While some people use Dry January as a …

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In This Article: Gabapentin is safe to use as directed, but it can cause several mild to severe side effects Combining alcohol and gabapentin can increase the severity of certain side effects of both, such as drowsiness If you take gabapent…

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Many of us have a tendency to form unhealthy attachments to our emotions, and among the feelings we commonly become unhealthily attached to are our guilt, shame and self-blame. We instinctively blame ourselves for things that aren’t our fault. We …

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When we are working towards recovery, it is often after years of suffering with addictions, depression and other mental health issues. Oftentimes we’ve been struggling so long we feel fed up. We want to feel better as quickly as possible, which is…

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If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). When we use the term “rock bottom,” we’re referring to that point we reach in our addiction where we simply can’t go any …

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Rhinophyma is the medical term for “ alcoholic nose”, or “drinker’s nose.” This is a skin disorder commonly identified by a red, misshapen, bumpy nose. Due to the symptoms of rhinophyma, people often believed this condition was caused by alcoholism…

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Fear has a way of overtaking us and making such an impact on our lives that we feel there’s nothing we can do anything about it. Our fears contribute to our mental health issues such as our depression and anxiety, and they become these invisible…

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When we experience something traumatic, we are usually deeply impacted by it, and sometimes there is considerable damage done to our mental, emotional and physical health. Over time, we can become desensitized to trauma in various ways. We start…

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The belief systems we carry with us into adulthood are often formed during our childhoods. We inherit them from our families. We develop them on our own from our own experiences and unique perspectives. We adopt other people’s beliefs as our own…
 
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