person struggles with addiction to anxiety medication

Addiction to Anxiety Medication

Anxiety disorders can have negative emotional and behavioral consequences. They can become crippling at times, preventing you from completing the most basic tasks. Millions of people suffer from anxiety, and some will need medication to control it. Extreme cases may involve panic attacks which cause the sufferer to disassociate. They must remove themselves from any…

woman begins medically-assisted detox program

Is Medically-Assisted Detox Right for You?

In a medically-assisted detox program, medical professionals monitor the patient and administer medication that counteracts some of the more painful withdrawal symptoms. In alcohol and opioid detox programs, the withdrawal symptoms can be so severe that they can become life-threatening. Severe dehydration due to diarrhea and vomiting can lead to heart failure when blood sodium…