Defining Co-Occurring Conditions

Defining Co-Occurring Conditions

Content reviewed by Christian Losch, LCSW, LCADC, CEO of Pinelands Although it is common to struggle with just one mental health...

COVID19, Stress & Relapse

Who knew we would be talking about Corona in such a derogatory fashion?   Possibly, for the rest of our lives, we...

What Does Xanax Do?

What Does Xanax Do?

What Does Xanax Do? According to Medical News Today, Xanax is a brand name for the drug alprazolam, which belongs to...

Is Xanax an Opioid?

Is Xanax an Opioid?

According to the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine medication that acts as a central nervous system depressant....

Suicide and Addiction

Suicide and Addiction

The Link Between Suicide and Addiction Addiction can cause a wide range of health problems. Not only can it deteriorate a...

Trauma and Addiction

Trauma and Addiction

Are Trauma and Addiction Related? According to SAMHSA, trauma results from an event, series of events, or set of circumstances experienced...

Anxiety and Addiction

Anxiety and Addiction

Are Anxiety and Addiction Linked? Addiction always stems from a root cause. Mental health and addiction are very intertwined. Sometimes, this...

Can Anxiety Cause Addiction?

Can Anxiety Cause Addiction?

What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a disorder that affects millions of people. It is defined as: “a nervous disorder characterized by...

The Benzodiazepine Epidemic

The Benzodiazepine Epidemic

What is the Benzodiazepine Epidemic? Benzodiazepine are prescription pills used to treat a many different disorders, such as anxiety disorders, panic...

My Anxiety Keeps Me From Reaching Out, Can You Help?

My Anxiety Keeps Me From Reaching Out, Can You Help?

Anxiety and Addiction Many people with anxiety are also living with addiction. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association...

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