How Unsupportive Friends Can Cause Relapse

When you are in recovery from addiction to drugs like Xanax, having a healthy support network can in many cases be vital to your sobriety....

What to Do After Relapsing During the Holidays?

An addiction relapse to drugs like Xanax, especially during the holidays, is not a sign of failure—it’s a signal a person needs more...

Why Do Doctors Prescribe Addictive Prescription Drugs?

Many prescription drugs like Xanax are addictive when misused but still useful for treating a wide variety of illnesses. Although there are...

A Loved One’s Death and Addiction

There are many personal factors and life circumstances, including the death of a loved one, which can lead to substance abuse and...

How Often Do People Return to Rehab after Relapse?

One of the fears many recovering Xanax addicts experience is the very real possibility of relapse or a return to drug usage. It is...

Wounded Veterans and Addiction

War and combat can cause fear and anxiety in even the most stable individuals. To people who are particularly vulnerable to addiction, it...

The Dangers of Self-Medicating Chronic Headaches

Headaches can range in intensity from mildly annoying to completely debilitating. How much they affect an individual can also be related to...

Common Withdrawal Symptoms of Xanax Abuse

Xanax is the brand name of a medication known as alprazolam.  It is a benzodiazepine drug often prescribed to treat anxiety or panic...

Can I Get Insurance for an Injury-Caused Addiction?

Injury and addiction are sometimes related. Addiction may develop after an injury because drugs that may be prescribed to deal with...

How Does Xanax Addiction Begin?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, addiction is a chronic brain disease that is marked by compulsively seeking and using...

Dangers of Getting Prescription Drugs from Friends

According to the Food and Drug Administration, prescription drug misuse occurs when a person takes a medication not prescribed specifically...

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...

Dealing with a Loved One’s Xanax Overdose

When someone overdoses on Xanax, loved ones may react in any of the following ways: I had no idea he was addicted, but I should have...

Stigmas Related to Xanax Addiction

Xanax is a benzodiazepine painkiller, and a weaker one at that. Consequently, addiction to this drug is likely to cause some scorn among...

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...

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