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polysubstance abuse

Xanax and Alcohol

man struggling with abusing xanax and alcohol

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 15, 2020 Polysubstance use disorder describes the addiction to two or more chemical substances. In layman’s terms, this means a person abuses more than one drug. Polysubstance abuse is common in America and is a reason many people seek treatment at a drug and

Cocaine and Alcohol Dangers

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 2, 2020 Do you know someone who mixes cocaine with alcohol because they’ve heard it helps prolong the high? This practice of mixing powerful drugs such as stimulants and depressants may have devastating effects on your physical and mental health. In fact, it may

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

woman struggling with polysubstance abuse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 29, 2020 Polysubstance abuse refers to the use of three different classes of substances. For example, a person might use cocaine along with alcohol and ecstasy. They may or may not have a drug of choice but use multiple drugs to create the feeling

The Dangers Of Mixing Alcohol And Prescriptions

individual suffering from the dangers of mixing alcohol and prescriptions

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 6, 2020 If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one’s use of alcohol and prescription drugs, it’s crucial to seek out a polysubstance addiction treatment program for help. On their own, alcohol or prescription drug abuse has side effects and the possibility

The Danger of Mixing Wine and Benzos

woman struggling with abusing wine and benzos

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 19, 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 are many instances where

Why Misusing More Than One Substance is Extremely Dangerous

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 21, 2016 Before patients begin their treatment at Lakeview Health, our doctors, nurses, and therapists will thoroughly evaluate and assess their medical condition and addiction history so they can develop an individualized treatment plan. Often, clients reveal that they have been using more than

The Dangers of Polysubstance Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 15, 2016 America has become a “pill popping” nation. No matter what ailment may appear, most Americans feel confident there’s a pill that will solve the problem. Even more alarming is the notion many people are willing to combine medications in order to get