man is addicted to xanax and alcohol

Xanax and Alcohol

Xanax is a medication prescribed by physicians for generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, and other conditions such as seizures or alcohol withdrawal. However, most physicians don’t prescribe for the long term, but some may depending on your situation. If you regularly take Xanax and alcohol, then there is the potential for polysubstance abuse. This problem is…

Therapist explains to a man sitting on a couch the difference between harm reduction vs abstinence

Harm Reduction vs Abstinence, What’s the Difference?

There are two approaches to deal with substance use disorder. These are harm reduction and abstinence. However, there has been controversy on what precisely is the difference between the two methods. Let’s delve deeper to understand the difference between harm reduction vs abstinence. Harm Reduction Harm reduction therapy refers to a set of strategies aimed at…

Man jogging celebrates mens health month

Celebrate Mens Health Month 2019

There are more men in the United States struggling with drugs and alcohol addiction than women, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The reason behind this is that men respond differently to seeking help compared to women. Men, therefore, tend to suffer more effects and struggle in their recovery process. As we celebrate…