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Psychoactive drugs are a type of chemical substances that play on the central nervous system and can change behavior and understanding.  Psychoactive drugs are...

Ativan Addiction and Treatment

Ativan is a Schedule IV drug. This means that it is considered to have a low risk for abuse and a low risk of...

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

Xanax is name brand version of alprazolam, which is a benzodiazepine. Xanax is considered to be a drug that has a low potential for...

Xanax Addiction and Treatment

The effects of Xanax are not only found in the direct effects of the dangerous drug, but also in the effects it has on...

Valium Withdrawal Symptoms and Treatment

In the 1950s, Leo Sternbach and Hoffmann-La Roche first developed benzodiazepines and diazepam.  Diazepam is the generic name for Valium. It was created to...

Vicodin Addiction and Treatment

Vicodin is classified a Schedule II drug. This means that according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Vicodin can be utilized medicinally, with severe...

Synthetic Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms

Synthetic marijuana has recently emerged as a very popular topic in the media. It was first marketed as “potpourri” or as “herbal incense”. Synthetic...

Valium Addiction and Treatment

Valium is a benzodiazepine, which is a member of a drug class typically used to treat anxiety, seizures, and insomnia. Benzodiazepine, though less frequently...

Synthetic Drug Addiction Treatment

Synthetic drugs are man-made mood altering substances. They are also known as designer drugs. There is a common misconception that due to the fact...

Synthetic Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

Synthetic drugs are man-made substances created to mimic the effects of other illicit substances. One reason that they are popular is because they are...
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