a woman wonders if she has a drug addiction

Do I Need Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment?

Many people take prescription medication, especially opioid painkillers or central nervous system depressants such as Xanax. Others may use prescription drugs recklessly, and the abuse of these drugs can lead to the need for treatment. Abuse of prescription drugs is dangerous and can even be deadly for some. That’s why our Amatus Recovery Centers team…

COVID19 Mental Health

Recent Study Finds COVID-19 Continues to Adversely Affect Mental Health

At the beginning of the pandemic, many people’s mental health suffered; people were stressed, traumatized, and more likely to use substances to cope. A study published last month[1] aimed to figure out whether this initial response has lessened over time or remained consistent.  Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 Continue After Initial Trauma The study survey—given…

commonly abused prescription drugs are spilled on the table

3 Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

The abuse of prescription drugs is on the rise. It’s considered one of the fastest-growing drug abuse problems in this country. An estimated eighteen million people countrywide have at one time misused prescription medication. Addiction and abuse of prescription drugs are just as dangerous as what you find on the street, like heroin or crack…