Tag Archives: Addiction

How to Avoid Addiction to Xanax

Xanax is a medication containing a benzodiazepine known as “alprazolam” which affects the central nervous system. All benzodiazepines have a big risk of psychological dependency, and Xanax is no exception. When dependency occurs, one option is to seek help in a drug rehab in Massachusetts. How Xanax works Benzodiazepines have been used as anti-anxiety medications… Read More »

Getting Depression Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or Addiction Counselling

There are many things in one’s life that can cause a variety of problems for their mental and physical health. Many people are discovering that getting the therapy that they need helps them to deal with whatever problem they may be facing. Getting cognitive behavioural therapy, addiction counselling or depression counselling can help a person… Read More »

Most Doctors Are Ill-Equipped to Deal With the Opioid Epidemic. Few Medical Schools Teach Addiction.

BOSTON — To the medical students, the patient was a conundrum. According to his chart, he had residual pain from a leg injury sustained while working on a train track. Now he wanted an opioid stronger than the Percocet he’d been prescribed. So why did his urine test positive for two other drugs — cocaine… Read More »