The Dangers of the Current Benzo Shortage

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Is there a benzo shortage? Why and what does that mean for you? If you rely on or use benzos, it may mean you are finding it harder to get these drugs. You may not need to take them, though. For some people who develop an addiction to benzos, treatment

Mixing Xanax And Alcohol: This Is What You Need To Know

Mixing Xanax and Alcohol: Know The Dangers Many individuals have easy access to two common substances in today’s society – Xanax and alcohol. While the substances alone seem harmless, misuse of either can have harmful effects, and mixing the two can lead to even more serious complications.  One of the most widely prescribed drugs in

Most Abused Prescription Drugs

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Drug addiction can form from abuse of prescription drugs. Just because a doctor writes a prescription does not mean they are safe to use. It is critical to follow your doctor’s orders and, whenever possible, to ensure you are able to stop using addiction-forming treatments as soon as possible. At

What Are Opioids?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health What are opioids, and why are so many people using them? There has been a lot of talk about this particular drug, including how it has been used over illicitly. Opioids are one of the most commonly abused drugs in the world, other than alcohol. However, what you may not

The Danger of Mixing Wine and Benzos

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 are many instances where individuals begin to mix substances, sometimes without even

Prescription Drug Detox & Addiction Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff 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 Stimulants (such as Adderall and Ritalin). In 2005, a government report estimated

Alcohol Addiction and Withdrawal

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff About 18 million Americans abuse alcohol and approximately 70 million more have dealt with alcohol addiction in their families. Choosing the right alcohol rehab to start your new life free from alcohol can be difficult. Our facility adheres to all of the highest standards in the industry, as

Treatment for Crack Addiction

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Crack Addiction is one of the most addictive drugs known to man. People can easily become addicted after using it just one time. It is extremely difficult to quit by oneself and it is likely that addiction treatment is going to be needed to stop the downward cycle that it causes.

Valium Addiction Treatment Center

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff As early as 1977, the U.S. National Institutes of Health were aware that doctors were overprescribing valium. And that trend has far from reversed. In fact, in the last few years alone the prescription of anxiety medication and increased exponentially. The diagnosis of anxiety disorders is as high

Should I Choose an Addiction Treatment Program in Augusta, GA?

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff No one ever plans on becoming addicted. And once you come to terms with the fact that you have a problem, finding a quality addiction treatment program in Augusta, GA, may likely be your first choice. By looking for an addiction treatment program in Augusta, GA, you have