People often confuse anxiety disorders with stress. Generalizing anxiety as stress prevents people from getting the help they need. Pay attention to the signs and symptoms of an anxiety disorder. There are specific symptoms for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorders, Social Disorder, and Social Anxiety.
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Benzodiazepines are some of the most prescribed and abused medications in America. Benzodiazepines and addiction go hand-in-hand because of the anti-anxiety benefits of the drugs. Read about the different types of Benzodiazepines and how the affect the brain.
Your thoughts have the power to change your life. With time and work, you can change the way you think and completely transform your life. Start by replacing negative self-talk with positive thoughts, forgiveness, and hope.
Celebrate Recovery Month 2014 with daily Twitter contests using #IAmRecovery Contest . The person who participates the most in the contest challenges will win two-nights at the Balboa Bay Resort or a $360 prepaid Visa gift card.
This straightforward and comprehensive drug guide describes the effects of narcotics, stimulants, and other depressants on the brain and body. Although many of these drugs are prescribed for legitimate health problems, many people abuse them for their pain-killing, stimulating, and relaxing effects.
There is a lot of misinformation from peers and even parents about drugs and alcohol. Many kids have heard about illegal street drugs like meth and marijuana, but have no idea about the dangers of legal prescription pills. This is what kids need to know about drugs and alcohol.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to premature birth and birth defects. Whenever a mother-to-be drinks alcohol, she is drinking for two. The effects of alcohol during pregnancy can negatively impact the rest of the babies life.
Although the stages of substance abuse varies for each person, there are five common stages: experimentation, regular use, abuse, dependence, and finally addiction. Most people with an addiction started by casually using drugs or alcohol.
Yoga benefits the whole person—mind, body, and soul. The mental health benefits of yoga include managing stress, finding balance, and becoming more mindful. Yoga can help you focus more on the present and less on problems in your past.