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Maybe you began taking lorazepam because of an anxiety condition, or perhaps lorazepam and other drugs have affected your life so much that you feel there is no way out. Either way, counseling can provide a wonderful opportunity for you to get your life back on track.


 

Why Families of Addicts Should Seek Counseling for Codependency

To see how codependency affects individual addiction patterns and overall family health, you must first know what codependency is. The definition of codependency has changed over time; Mental Health America explains that, “originally, ‘co-dependent’ was a term used to describe partners in chemical dependency, persons living with, or in a relationship with an addicted person. […]

An Overview of Addiction Treatment Credentials and What They Mean

When you feel overwhelmed by your or a loved one’s addiction, you may be tempted to choose the closest, cheapest or first available treatment option. In fact, there are so many options for recovery that making any other decision can seem like too much work. However, there is nothing more important than your health and […]

Why You Should Be Involved in Your Rehab’s Alumni Program

Recovery isn’t over once treatment ends. Addiction is a long-term disease that requires long-term support and care, and this is the reason longer stays in rehab are recommended and why the importance of aftercare is emphasized. HBO.com[1] shares that recovery takes time and explains, “Recovery is not fully stabilized (point at which future risk of […]

Why Families of Addicts Should Seek Counseling for Codependency

The terms codependency and enabling are often tossed about when the topic of addiction arises, but the role of the family in addiction and recovery is not examined as deeply as it should be. Addiction is a family disease because, as the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence[1] shares, addiction, “stresses the family to […]

Seeking Rehab: Researching and Speaking to a Counselor

Good counselors are some of the most important people to have on your recovery team. Because ending addiction involves so much more than just “not taking a drug,” therapy is essential for long-term recovery. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) explains, “Counseling and more specialized psychotherapies seek to change behaviors, thoughts, emotions, […]

People Who Can Help You Recover from Lorazepam Addiction

When treating anxiety, many doctors will prescribe a benzodiazepine. Lorazepam is a popular benzodiazepine choice, as it is effective, has a lower chance of reaching toxic levels because it is removed from the blood rapidly and has fewer interactions with other medications Lorazepam Addiction Recovery and the Roll of Drug Rehabilitation Counselors Lorazepam users should […]

Who Can I Talk to About Lorazepam Addiction Treatment?

Lorazepam is a drug contained in many medications prescribed to treat insomnia, anxiety, or seizure disorders. Ativan and Temesta are two well-known brands that contain the drug. Lorazepam can be abused and has significant dependence and addiction potential. Developing Dependence on Lorazepam Perhaps you were prescribed lorazepam to treat a medical condition, but now you […]

Counseling for Lorazepam Addiction

Lorazepam is the generic version of a drug called Ativan. It is a benzodiazepine drug which means that it helps to treat anxiety and panic disorders. In some cases, doctors prescribe it for other reasons such as irritable bowel syndrome or seizure disorders, but lorazepam is largely an anti-anxiety medication. Lorazepam should always be taken […]

Lorazepam 12-Step Program

In the benzodiazepine category of drugs, lorazepam is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat anxiety. An injectable form of the drug is used for decreasing nervous tension and anxiety before surgery, as well as treating severe seizures. Recovering from a lorazepam addiction can be a difficult process, and finding support for recovery is […]