Tag Archives: Managing Symptoms

Meditation For Anxiety: How This Practice Can Be The Solution

Meditation For Anxiety On Beach - Addiction Hope Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States. They affect more than 40 million adults across the nation. Children and teens suffer from these disorders, too, although it’s hard to determine the exact number. Whether due to fast-paced lifestyles or higher levels of stress, anxiety disorders have sharply increased [...]
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Sobering Facts About Benzodiazepines, aka Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Facts About Benzodiazepines Be Careful - Addiction Hope The words “addiction” and “drug use” usually make people think of alcohol, tobacco or pills. Rarely do people recognize words like benzodiazepine, except as a term on a prescription label. You shouldn’t let the complicated name stop you from educating yourself. The more you know about benzodiazepines, the more likely you will be to recognize [...]
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How Long Does Heroin And Opiate Withdrawal Last?

Heroin And Opiate Withdrawal The First 48 - Addiction Hope Withdrawal may be the most frightening part of drug addiction. Some heroin and opiate addicts resist getting help because they’re afraid of the withdrawal symptoms that would come if they try to quit. While it is not a pleasant experience, withdrawal is a necessary part of addiction recovery. Knowing what to expect from the process [...]
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Is It Possible To Use Mindfulness For Relapse Prevention?

Mindfulness For Relapse Prevention Is Key - Addiction Hope Sobriety is a lifelong commitment. Relapse may feel unlikely at times, but it only takes one oversight for past addiction to work its way back into someone’s life. New studies show that mindfulness-based relapse prevention has potential as a treatment method for people struggling to keep drug and/or alcohol addiction at bay. Even those with [...]
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Call 911: 5 Warning Signs Of Withdrawal

Call For Help Warning Signs Of Withdrawal - Addiction Hope Withdrawal is a frightening reality for recovering addicts. It can lead to chills, tremors, seizures and dozens of other adverse and potentially life-threatening effects. When your loved one has a drug or alcohol dependency, you need to recognize signs that he or she may be about to undergo withdrawal. Look Out For These Warning Signs [...]
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