Does Clonazepam Addiction Change a Person?

If your loved one is addicted to clonazepam (Klonopin), and you have noticed changes in their personality or behavior, it is likely that it’s a cause and effect relationship. Clonazepam is a powerful sedative/hypnotic drug in the benzodiazepine family. Clonazepam has a high potency, fast onset and long-lasting effects. Due to its tendency to produce […]

Dangers of Combining Marijuana and Xanax

On This Page: Health Problems From Combining Marijuana and Xanax Marijuana and Xanax Addiction Treatment Xanax is a drug commonly used to treat anxiety or panic disorders. After an individual takes the drug for a while, it common that they will build up a tolerance to the drug and require more of the drug to […]

US Drug Use By the Numbers

The results are in. The 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings¹ has been released. The report is a joint project prepared by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and by […]

Marijuana’s Negative Effects On the Brain Are Greater In Younger Users

Often, when it comes to drugs, we tend to use a sliding scale in determining their potential danger. Alcohol and marijuana are gray areas for many, who argue that they can be used responsibly. While alcohol is legal for adults and many people consume it responsibly, pot is still not legal in most states, and […]

Tips for Avoiding Relapse Triggers During the Holidays

For those in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse, there are certain times that are more emotion-filled, leaving them at greater risk for relapse. Easing back into “real life” after treatment can be hard enough, but the holidays can bring reality crashing back in at top speed. Emotions can go into overdrive as a result […]