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Xanax and Alcohol Addiction & Substance Abuse

Why Xanax and Alcohol are a Bad Mix If you have a child struggling with substance abuse, then you’re no stranger to the effects of drugs and alcohol.  Two particularly dangerous substances are Xanax and alcohol. It’s estimated that in 2014, over 5,700 teens used prescription pain relievers without a recommendation from a doctor.

Mac Miller Dies of Suspected Overdose at 26

This is a sad day. Pittsburg native rapper Mac Miller was found dead today at his home in San Fernando Valley. If you’re a fan of Mac Miller, you understand how hard this is. He has a wonderful discography and a recent release that really captured his mood. Nobody expected this. But no one really ever does. Drug addiction is cunning, baffling and powerful. It can haunt even the most positive and most influential people.
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5 Reasons NOT to Leave Treatment Early

Here are a few common reasons why people quit addiction treatment prematurely—and why you won't regret sticking it out.

Xanax Withdrawal & Symptoms of Addiction

Xanax is a brand name for the drug alprazolam, which is a sedative that primarily helps treat anxiety and panic disorders. There is a significant risk for misuse and addiction, which becomes more serious the longer one uses Xanax. The longer use goes on, there is potential for a more severe Xanax withdrawal.

Facts about Xanax

From the view of popular media, Xanax drug addiction seems fun! Rap/hip-hop artists glorify its effects and proudly reference it in their music. Commonly referred to as “bars” or “beans”, Xanax has become a staple in the party scene. Let’s get straight to it, here are some facts about Xanax.
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20 Tips for Recovering from Drug & Alcohol Addiction: Part 1

Where to find help, what to expect from the process, and why treatment makes a difference.