January 31, 2019

Benzodiazepines and Addiction

What is a Benzodiazepine? Benzodiazepines are a prescription drug sedative used to treat a variety of conditions. They are classified as Schedule IV in the Controlled Substances Act. Some of the conditions that Benzodiazepine can treat include: Insomnia Anxiety Seizures Muscle tension Panic disorders When used as prescribed under the supervision of a medical professional, […]

October 16, 2018

The Top 10 Warning Signs of Becoming Addicted to Medication

Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just limited to alcohol and street drugs. It can also be very easy to become addicted to medication. This can be very confusing and dangerous all at the same time, because medication has been prescribed to help treat something that might be wrong. While taking medication prescribed by a doctor […]

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May 17, 2013

Police Retrieve Scads of Prescription Pills for Drug Take-Back Day

Saturday was the 6th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This day is an opportunity for people all over the country to safely dispose of any unused prescription pills in their homes. In Scarsdale, NY, the amount of medications collected during the day almost filled a police cruiser. Precincts all over the country reported similar […]

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