Dual DIagnosis The Relationship Between Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Co-Occurring Disorders (Dual Diagnosis): The Relationship Between Addiction and Mental Health

How Substance Abuse Affects Your Mental Health The connection between mental illness and substance misuse is well-known in the behavioral therapy community. If a person is predisposed to a mental health disorder, symptoms may be triggered by alcohol and drug abuse. Substance use disorders can lead to mental health illnesses such as anxiety and depression,…

Mental Side Effects of Xanax Abuse TruPath Recovery

Mental Side Effects of Xanax Abuse

What is Xanax? Xanax, also known as alprazolam generically, is well-known in American households. It is a benzodiazepine, meaning it has sedative effects and is used medically for the treatment of panic disorders, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and anxiety caused by depression. However, Xanax is also highly addictive and commonly abused. Xanax addiction and…