Author Archives: Zara Glidden

  • What Causes a Sleeping Pill Overdose?
    Addiction
    April 20, 2022

    What Causes a Sleeping Pill Overdose?

    The term “sleeping pill” can apply to a wide variety of drugs. While it could refer to over-the-counter or prescription drugs, sleeping pills can be dangerous when misused.  Some...
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  • Signs You Need a Crisis Intervention
    Addiction
    January 10, 2022

    Signs You Need a Crisis Intervention

    Addiction is a complex disease. For many, it is difficult to recognize the severity of their own problem. Even if one does, it is still difficult and often impossible...
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  • The 3 Most Important Benefits of Residential Treatment
    Addiction
    December 6, 2021

    The 3 Most Important Benefits of Residential Treatment

    Residential treatment is full-time, structured inpatient rehabilitation. While some residential treatment programs are geared toward a specific purpose, such as rehabilitation for alcoholism or drug abuse, others can have...
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  • EtOH Abuse & Alcohol Addiction
    Addiction
    November 19, 2021

    EtOH Abuse & Alcohol Addiction

    EtOH Abuse  EtOH is shorthand for ethanol, which is the chemical name for alcohol. There are other types of alcohol, but EtOH is what people drink. Ethanol has a...
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  • Key Benefits of Gender-Specific Rehab
    Addiction Recovery
    November 15, 2021

    Key Benefits of Gender-Specific Rehab

    While there are many excellent co-ed rehabilitation centers, gender-specific recovery programs aim to foster an environment that best addresses the unique needs of men and women, respectively.  Gender-specific programs...
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  • Signs of Benzodiazepine Addiction
    Addiction
    November 4, 2021

    Signs of Benzodiazepine Addiction

    Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are in the psychoactive class of drugs. They are depressants and most common use is for insomnia, anxiety, and seizures. However, it is possible to use...
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  • What is a “Xanax High?”
    Addiction
    October 24, 2021

    What is a “Xanax High?”

    Xanax is a benzodiazepine and one of the brand names for the drug alprazolam. Doctors prescribe it to treat anxiety, panic disorders, depression and even less-common conditions like fear...
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