How Clonazepam Use Can Affect Emotional Health

Clonazepam is in a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to treat the symptoms of epilepsy and panic disorders. Clonazepam works by affecting chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced.1 Prolonged use of clonazepam can lead to addiction, especially when used in larger amounts than prescribed by a physician or in combination […]

Is it Dangerous to Mix Methadone with Other Drugs?

Most people know methadone as a medication that is prescribed to help wean patients off of stronger, more dangerous opioid substances, such as (i.e. heroin or prescription painkillers. It is chemically similar to morphine in some ways, however the effects last much longer, making it unnecessary to utilize a great deal of it. Unfortunately, outside […]

How to Help an Alcoholic

When someone you know and care about struggles with alcoholism, you struggle too. You may feel helpless or unsure of what to do, but as one of your loved one’s closest advocates and confidants, you have the power to truly make a difference. With the right information and support, you can help someone with substance […]

Why Suicide Awareness Should Always Be in the Spotlight

By Christa Banister Whether someone is a celebrated chef with Michelin star status or the fry cook at McDonald’s, the most talented rock star circling the globe or an aspiring musician with a small YouTube following, a successful fashion designer with a Park Avenue address or a college graduate with a six-digit student loan crammed […]