Prescription drug abuse is on the rise among young adults and teenagers. One of the major reasons that it has become such a problem is that prescription drugs are often easier to obtain then illegal drugs such as heroin or cocaine. Addiction treatment can help a young adult and their family recover from a prescription drug addiction.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 20, 2020 Updated: October 19, 2020 Self-medicating happens all the time, and it often works out well. You have a cold, and you take Nyquil. You call your mother for some chicken noodle soup. Technically, you are self-medicating anytime you are self-diagnosing and treating
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 1, 2020 Updated: July 1, 2020 In recent years, the use of benzodiazepines as a form of treatment for medical disorders has escalated. Due to the increase in the prescribing of these medications, there is an increase in those abusing benzodiazepines as well. It’s
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 24, 2020 Updated: June 11, 2020 When it comes to abusing substances, there are multiple types of prescription medications available for individuals to misuse. One of the more popular types is benzodiazepines. However, it’s essential to seek out a benzo addiction treatment program to
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 19, 2020 Updated: June 11, 2020 When it comes to substance abuse, we often talk about people abusing one substance at a time. Most discussions focus on one or the other, whether it be consuming too much alcohol or misusing a prescription. However, there
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 2, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Prescription drug addiction is rising dramatically across all segments of the population. The most commonly abused prescription drugs fall into three categories: Opiates (such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Percocet), Benzodiazepines (such as Xanax and Valium), and
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 13, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 You may take medications for both physical and psychological ailments. But are you familiar with the dangerous interaction that medication and substance abuse can produce? You should know how alcohol and drugs impact the side effects,
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 18, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 When you’re raising teenagers, it can be difficult navigating the topics of substance abuse and peer pressure. For some parents, discussing these topics head-on seems like the best approach. They believe that having conversations will help
Xanax is a very strong prescription medication that is very easy to become addicted to. Once addiction to Xanax occurs it is going to be very tough to overcome with the professional help of an addiction treatment center.
Overcoming prescription drug addiction without the help of addiction treatment can be a daunting task. Addiction treatment provides the support and structure needed to overcome the disease of prescription drug addiction.