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Living with an Addict

Living with an Addict: What to Know and How to Cope

Living with others demands balance and understanding to maintain a safe and harmonious environment. However, living with someone struggling with addiction or in recovery can get even more challenging. Fret not! It can be easier if you understand addiction and its effects on relationships.  Below, we have discussed what to know when living with an …

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PHP & IOP Treatment

What Are The Differences Between PHP & IOP Treatment?

Are you looking for an addiction treatment program that fits your schedule? You can consider enrolling in a partial hospitalization program (PHP) or an intensive outpatient program (IOP). Both treatment programs provide invaluable psychiatric and medical support while offering flexibility and fewer restrictions. They allow you to undergo addiction treatment while staying home and continuing …

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Addiction and Substance Abuse

Risk Factors That Contribute to Addiction and Substance Abuse

Anyone can become addicted to substance use, regardless of their background and beliefs. However, some people are more vulnerable to addiction than others. Now, it can be challenging to understand the reason for it.  Irrespective of your upbringing or moral code, several factors can contribute to the risk of developing substance use addiction, including environment, …

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Benzodiazepines

Symptoms of Withdrawal from Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepine drugs, or nervous system depressants, are frequently prescribed to people suffering from anxiety or insomnia. Xanax, Ativan, and Valium are a few common examples. However, Benzos can be pretty addictive, especially for those who witness frequent episodes of anxiety or panic attacks. An individual may develop an uncontrollable dependence on them, making it more …

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