Category Archives: Benzodiazepines

  • Xanax Use Causes Lingering Chemical Unbalances & Harmful Withdrawals
    Friday, April 5th, 2019

    Xanax Use Causes Lingering Chemical Unbalances & Harmful Withdrawals

    Xanax is a benzodiazepine. Also known as a benzo, many health professionals prescribe this type of medication to treat mental health issues, such as anxiety and panic disorders. There is, however, growing concern about its illicit use among teenagers...
  • Everyone’s Talking about Opioid Addiction-but What About Benzodiazepines?
    Saturday, June 16th, 2018

    Everyone’s Talking about Opioid Addiction-but What About Benzodiazepines?

    Benzodiazepine Addiction Is the Nation’s Other, Less-Discussed Drug Problem You’ve undoubtedly heard about America’s widespread opioid epidemic. Opioid addiction often starts with a prescription, later ending in out-of-control abuse and overdose. Unbeknownst to many, the same is true of...
  • The Benzo Drug Epidemic You Know About But Don’t Hear About
    Friday, March 9th, 2018

    The Benzo Drug Epidemic You Know About But Don’t Hear About

    Benzodiazepine drugs – usually called just benzos – are mostly psychotropic prescription drugs used to alleviate the worst symptoms of anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Valium and Xanax are probably the two “household” names you recognize. But beyond those two...