The History of Xanax

On This Page: Panic Disorder Development Side Effects Finding Help Xanax, otherwise known as alprazolam, is an antidepressant and anti-anxiety medication developed by Upjohn Laboratories of Kalamazoo, Michigan in the late 1960s. It was originally created to be a superior sleep aid with muscle relaxant qualities and with ongoing research, representatives of Upjohn realized its […]

Benefits and Risks of Using Clonazepam

On This Page: What Does Clonazepam Do? Benefits of Clonazepam Risks of Clonazepam Use Finding Help Drug use may carry a negative impression because of the possible dangers, risks, and consequences associated with substance abuse. But most drugs provide some benefit, without adverse effects when used only as prescribed by a physician. But when you […]

Have We Lost the Ability to Feel?

Have feelings become something to avoid? Have we become a society where it’s socially unacceptable to show emotions? For women especially, emotions can be viewed negatively. In the workplace, for instance, women worry about being seen as sensitive, emotional or high-strung (words almost never applied to men, by the way). Crying at the office can […]

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 […]