a man and his doctor discuss the dangers of cocaine abuse

Common Dangers of Cocaine Abuse

Cocaine abuse in the U.S. is a serious health care problem that isn’t going away. While it’s true that Americans have successfully left the crack epidemic from the late ‘80s and the ‘90s behind, the dangers of cocaine abuse are still part of life. This is why behavioral health treatment centers still offer cocaine addiction…

a woman examines a pill bottle and considers the side effects of benzos

Side Effects of Benzos

Benzodiazepines are prescription drugs that doctors primarily use to treat anxiety, seizures, or insomnia. Why, then, are benzo addiction treatment programs commonly offered by health centers? Benzos are, after all, legal and not illicit substances. Like prescription opioids, benzodiazepines are strong and effective but are also highly addictive substances. Benzos are responsible for many prescription…