Man going through difficult benzo withdrawal symptoms

Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms

Benzodiazepines, or “benzos,” can play an important role in the treatment of serious psychological/mental disorders like anxiety, panic disorders, muscle spasms, and seizures. Unfortunately, these very same drugs are also subject to abuse and highly addictive. If someone abuses benzos, then they face the prospects of two serious problems. The first is an actual addiction.…

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How Family Addiction Counseling Helps People Heal

Dealing with an addiction in your family consumes time, energy, and effort. When you discover that a family member has an addiction, you may experience many strong emotions. Instead of thinking that you must deal with those feelings on your own, turn to Gateway Foundation Chicago Independence. Our family addiction counseling helps families dealing with…

symptoms of alcohol poisoning

What are the Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning?

Are you experiencing intoxication or the more severe symptoms of alcohol poisoning? Would you know how to tell them apart? Most importantly, how serious is the condition? Here’s what happens when alcohol consumption takes a dangerous turn. Why Do Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning Happen? As you consume alcoholic beverages, the drug’s concentration in your bloodstream…