Person experiencing benzo withdrawal symptoms

Symptoms of Benzo Withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States, with tens of millions of people taking these drugs. Benzodiazepines are widely used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures, muscle spasms, and alcohol withdrawal. It is also commonly used as a premedication for medical or dental procedures. Benzodiazepines have a…

Man feeling the effects of heroin abuse

Long-Term Effects of Heroin Abuse

Heroin addiction is one of the most challenging addictions to treat, physiologically and psychologically. Understanding the effects of heroin abuse can help you prepare for life beyond detox and recovery. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox (SBT) in Murrieta, CA, our evidence-based drug rehab treatment gives clients a firm foundation to maintain sobriety and recover…

People experiencing the benefits of benzo addiction treatment

5 Benefits of Benzo Addiction Treatment

Doctors often prescribe benzodiazepines or benzos for patients experiencing treatment-resistant anxiety or traumatic stress. Tens of millions of Americans take these drugs each year, so some people may think they are perfectly safe. However, benzos are highly habit-forming, and benzo addiction is a significant health concern. If you or a loved one has been looking…

Woman experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 360 million people worldwide have alcohol use disorder (AUD), which means they will go through alcohol withdrawal if they stop drinking. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening, so it’s best to enter a supervised detox program if you’re experiencing them—such as the one offered by…

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Marijuana and Young Adults

While some people can use marijuana without consequences, people with unresolved trauma and particular life circumstances cannot use marijuana without moving on to more dangerous drugs as their tolerance builds. Marijuana is a trigger for people who are addicted to cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and many other drugs. Marijuana makes people more likely to relapse into…

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5 Benefits of Women’s Rehab

When treating addiction, rehab specialists must consider all factors of a client’s experience. Part of this is determining whether or not they would benefit from a gender-specific rehab program. Some women may feel uncomfortable entering rehab with men, as people who experience substance use disorders and mental health conditions are often victims of domestic violence…