A woman in Xanax detox

How to Detox from Xanax

A wide variety of psychiatric conditions requiring medication-based treatment are common today. Unfortunately, many of these medications carry a high risk for physical dependence and addiction. One of these prescription medications is Xanax. Often used to manage anxiety, Xanax can be misused and abused, leading to a substance use disorder, that is, an addiction. When…

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How a Meth Detox Program Can Help You

Methamphetamine, also known as meth or crystal meth, is a dangerous and addictive drug. It is a potent stimulant that creates a feeling of euphoria and an excess of energy in the individual. However, because of its potency, it has an outsized effect on brain chemistry. This can quickly lead to dependency or addiction. Like…

Two people at an oxycodone detox center

Start Your Recovery with Oxycodone Detox

Some people may think that oxycodone, also commonly referred to as oxy, can be prescribed by doctors. It’s true that it’s less dangerous than street drugs, such as heroin. However, addiction to painkillers can creep up on you. Oxycodone or Oxy is one such prescription painkiller. Because of the medication’s potency, individuals can follow their…

Man with addictive personality

Addictive Personality

An addictive personality is not a specific diagnosis but can indicate you share common traits with others dealing with addiction. Although you may be more susceptible to developing an addiction because of your personality, this doesn’t mean you can’t overcome an addiction to substances. Personalities are complicated. Genetics can play a role in substance abuse,…