Social anxiety disorder, SAD, is a common form of anxiety. Anxiety is caused by the idea of having to speak in front of people, be the center of attention, meet new people, or go into large groups of people. Drugs and alcohol are a common way to cope with social anxiety disorder as people
Anxiety is a worst case fear gone worse. As a mental health dysfunction, anxiety is the way that fears become worse fears, built upon even worse fears. Labeled as worry warts, fearful, and other characterizations, people who are anxious can’t actually regulate the way they experience fear. Like an instantaneous snowball, one small lightning
Ask Them What They Need: As the supportive family member or loved one of someone with anxiety, it is easy to think that you know what they need and have all the answers. Through their treatment and recovery process, they are learning to identify their own needs and create a system of recovery which works
Anxiety can both inspire and be inspired by substance abuse. After so many years of relying upon drugs and alcohol to cope with fears and anxious feelings, people are left unprepared to cope with the anxiety which has always been present. A commonly co-occurring disorder with substance abuse. Try To Understand Your Anxiety If you
Despite growing awareness and information, mental health disorders are still widely misunderstood. Anyone Can Be Affected Mental illness is largely inherited through genetics. Due to environmental circumstances or life events, anyone can develop a mental illness in which the chemistry of their brains becomes unbalanced or they lose sense of their ability to control emotions.
Vicodin is an opioid, analgesic, and antitussive that is mainly prescribed to treat pain. It is a combination of hydrocodone, an opioid, and acetaminophen that helps absorb the opioid into the body. In addition to the hydrocodone and acetaminophen elements, Vicodin contains colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, pregelatinized starch, and stearic
Ambien is a sedative used to treat sleeping problems in adults by working on the body to slow down brain activity. When used properly, it can be very helpful in those suffering from insomnia—however some people end up abusing the drug because of its euphoric effects. Ambien can cause negative side effects, but also has
Being stuck indoors during the cold, harsh weather of winter months can lead to sleeping in, avoiding social opportunities, and neglecting emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well being. While it is a natural reaction to this season, it doesn’t have to happen. We’ll discuss why it happens and ways to combat it ahead.
The term “tolerance” in reference to drug use describes an adaptation by the brain to the continued presence of a drug in which higher doses of the drug are required to obtain the effect of the initial dose. It is said marijuana users can develop a tolerance after using over a length of time, and
If you have decided to begin detox from alcohol, you need to seek medical supervision. Serious conditions can appear during the first 72 hours of detox that can be life threatening if you do not receive the correct medical treatment. Many people do not realize how dangerous alcohol addiction and detox can be. Taking care