Clonazepam’s Role in Treating Bipolar Disorder

On This Page: Treating Mania & Depression Use of Benzodiazepine Drugs Integrated Treatment Bipolar illness is a chronic condition with a wide range of possible symptoms. The National Alliance on Mental Illness notes that in addition to the alternating periods of elevated and depressed moods which primarily characterize the disorder, possible symptoms include anxiety, irritability […]

7 Drug-Free Ways to Manage Anxiety

By Becca Owens For many people, anxiety can feel like a crippling hindrance to a normal and happy life. In fact, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults nationwide each year — just over 18 percent of the adult population.1 If you struggle with anxiety, finding relief through benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium, Klonopin or Ativan can […]

Changing the Way Society Views Mental Illness (Interview with Sam Webb)

Sam Webb is the co-founder of Livin, a non-profit organization changing the way society looks at mental illness. He is Recovery Unscripted’s first International guest, based in Sydney, Australia. Sam joined his interview via Skype to share why Livin was founded, explain how Livin inspires others to speak up, and discuss some cultural differences and similarities […]

What is Sobriety?

Most of us think of sobriety and we think of the dictionary definition, the act of not drinking. While this definition is often enough for persons who are not in recovery, it is nowhere close to spanning the depth and scope of the word and its meaning to those in recovery. As a recovering alcoholic […]