a woman speaks about her benzo addiction

How Does Benzo Addiction Start?

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are some of the most widely prescribed medications in America. Every day, these medications help people cope with significant health issues. However, all too often, they are misused. If you misuse a benzodiazepine, you can develop a serious benzo addiction. It is important to learn more about how this kind…

woman recovers from drugs different than a man

Do Men and Women Recover from Drugs Differently?

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment is not one size fits all. This is especially true when comparing treatment programs for men and women. While many addiction treatment centers treat men and women together, you may want to consider the benefits of receiving gender-specific addiction therapy. Getting help at a women’s addiction recovery center can make…

woman has stimulant addiction

Most Commonly Abused Stimulants

Popular stimulants such as cocaine and Adderall induce alertness and an elevated mood and those who use them. However, there are serious health consequences of prolonged stimulant addiction. At Painted Desert Recovery in New Harmony, Utah, our stimulant addiction treatment program can help you rid your body of toxic substances and rebuild your strength with…

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What Drugs Are Classified as Benzos?

When people have insomnia or severe anxiety, a doctor may prescribe medications to ease the symptoms. These medications, known as benzodiazepines, can be effective for certain conditions. Unfortunately, proper use of benzodiazepines can deescalate into an addiction. Painted Desert Recovery has an outstanding program to treat benzo addiction in Utah. Our staff of experts has…