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Benzodiazepines: What are Benzos, Effects and Usage? [Infographic]

July 2, 2013 Benzodiazepines, commonly called benzos, are used to treat a wide range of conditions ranging from anxiety to alcohol withdrawal. Although these drugs help a lot of people, they cause harm and even death when misused. What are benzos? What are the effects of benzodiazepines and their common usages and dangers? Get all

Genetics & Alcoholism: Alcohol Abuse in the Family Infographic

June 6, 2013 Physical and personality traits are passed down from generation to generation. Even health issues such as alcoholism can be inherited. Many factors affect your risk for developing alcohol problems, including which family members are alcoholic and how close they are to you.  Your risk of developing this disease may be greater than

Alcohol Binge & College Drinking Consequences Infographic

May 16, 2013 College students, beware! Drinking at parties or sporting events seems fun, but you are putting yourself at risk of attack, injury or even death. Learn how your drinking habits and the drinking of your classmates impacts your lives. Our infographic shows the frightening statistics of binge drinking in college, including some of

Alcohol and Increased Breast Cancer Risk Factors Infographic

Drinking large amounts of alcohol puts you at risk for cancer. Women especially need to know about breast cancer, for which even moderate drinking can increase risk. Learn why alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer and other effects of alcohol with continued consumption. Check out our infographic below and find out what you can

Synthetic Drugs: Who’s Using and the Dangers of Infographic

Synthetic Drugs: Who’s Using and the Dangers April 3, 2013 Synthetic drugs are deadly and “street chemists” continue changing out one dangerous chemical for another to stay one step ahead of the law. These destructive cocktails can be bought at convenience stores, but have chemicals not meant for human consumption. People—teens especially—experiment with them, thinking

8 Most Common Dual Diagnosis Disorders Infographic

January 31, 2013 Dual diagnosis is the combination of having mental illness and an addiction that occur at the same time. Many people who struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol have an underlying mental health issue that is not being properly medicated. Check out our infographic below to learn about the 8 Most Common