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Finding out that a loved one is suffering with lorazepam addiction can seem like a huge blow. It is sometimes hard to figure out how you’re going to talk to that person and what to say in order to convey how you feel about her problem. You know you want them to stop, but you don’t know how to go about making that happen. Use these articles to help understand the best ways to help your loved one get their life on track.


 

How to Watch for Signs of Trauma in a Combat Veteran

Experiencing trauma, no matter the cause, can result in a condition known as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); however, for people in the military who have experienced combat, the condition can be even more severe than usual. With PTSD, even the smallest noises or changes in routine can bring on nightmares, flashbacks and extreme anxiety, but […]

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. […]

How to Get Your Child into Rehab

When your child is addicted, you want to help. The first step in getting your child into rehab is getting professional help, and the first help you seek should be for yourself not your child. You are not an addiction professional, and you cannot cure your child on your own, no matter how much you’d […]

How Do I Know If My Loved One Has Really Changed After Rehab?

A person who struggles with an addiction is unpredictable, but effective treatment can restore healthy brain function and improve a person’s ability to control actions and manage behavior. How Addiction Changes Behavior Addiction is a complicated disease. It affects a person physically and also changes his behavior. A person suffering with addiction is consumed with […]

A Loved One’s Death and Addiction

When a loved one dies, so many things seem to stop at once, and so many things are expected. Finding a way to cope with overwhelming feelings of sadness and loss is crucial for moving on in the initial days, weeks and months following a death. Everyone experiences grief differently, and there is no single […]

How to Know When a Lorazepam User Needs Emergency Help

Lorazepam (most commonly prescribed under the trade name Ativan) is a powerful benzodiazepine with a high potential for addiction. It can cause serious problems that may require emergency help, and we can help you identify the times when medical treatment is necessary. Dangers of Lorazepam Abuse A recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental […]

Lorazepam Abuse Help for College Students

Lorazepam is a high-potency short benzodiazepine that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects which are as follows: Anxiolytic Amnesic Sedative/hypnotic Anticonvulsant Muscle-relaxant Lorazepam is prescribed for short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures and sedation of hospitalized patients. College and Lorazepam College is a period in a lot of young adults lives in which they […]

Helping Someone Stay Clean from Lorazepam

Family and friends can support and encourage their loved ones before, during and after lorazepam addiction rehab. Learning how to help a loved one through lorazepam addiction recovery will make his or her recovery process more successful and will help prevent relapses in the future. Lorazepam Intervention Tips Your support may be necessary before your […]

How to Approach a Lorazepam Addict

Finding out that a loved one is suffering with lorazepam addiction can seem like a huge blow. It is sometimes hard to figure out how you’re going to talk to that person and what to say in order to convey how you feel about her problem. You know you want them to stop, but you […]

How Lorazepam Abuse Affects Families

Lorazepam is a psychotropic benzodiazepine sold under the brand names Temesta and Ativan. It is a prescription medication used to treat panic attacks, anxiety disorders, insomnia and seizures. Though often effective for those purposes, lorazepam can be very addictive. Users who find themselves caught in its grip will experience a wide range of physical and […]