What Is Motivational Interviewing?

The addictive cycle may seem impossible to stop, but it is not. Popular belief that people need to hit bottom before they get sober is...

What Is Cross-Addiction?

The popular anti-anxiety drug Xanax is not always addictive, but some people who develop a dependence on the drug are more likely to be...

How Are Drug and Process Addictions Connected?

Whether it’s an addiction to gambling or alcohol, the basic way a person’s brain responds to addiction is the same. Similarities of...

Family Dynamics and Xanax Addiction

Addiction does not happen in a vacuum; addiction occurs in almost all cases within the context of a family environment. Family dynamics...

Defining a Drug Abuse Problem

Whether its called drug experimentation or addiction, there are a wide range of problems associated with substance abuse. Casual and...

Am I Guaranteed Confidentiality during Addiction Treatment?

As noted in an Addiction journal article from 2012, professional organizations and governments continue to invest resources in preventing...

Alcohol Abuse Rates in European Countries

Many European countries have high rates of binge drinking and alcohol-related accidents and problems; therefore, organizations are working...

Addiction in the Public Eye

The drug addiction problems among celebrities are well known and often make the news. A recent article in the Houston Chronicle discusses...

What Should I Do If Friends Pressure Me to Use Drugs?

People living in recovery face pitfalls when they return to regular life. When friends are a significant reason behind day-to-day...

What Is Social Model Detox?

Social model detox programs differ from professionally-based treatment programs; they largely encourage medication-free detox and provide...

Insomnia and Xanax Addiction

Insomnia can be related to Xanax use and addiction in several ways. Xanax is most often prescribed to treat anxiety, but according to the...

Why Won’t My Son or Daughter Stop Using Xanax on Their Own?

Xanax addiction can damage not only the addict, but also his family. It can cause addicts to think of nothing except getting and using the...

What’s the Average Length of Stay in Xanax Addiction Treatment?

Xanax is one of the milder anxiety-relieving drugs currently on the market. Because of its widespread availability, both by personal...

How Natural Disasters Can Trigger a Xanax Relapse

Xanax is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It belongs to a group of medicines called central nervous system...

How Does Narcissism Relate to Xanax Addiction?

People with narcissism may seem self-centered, but they may have a psychological problem called narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)....

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