Mountain Springs Blog

August 29, 2019

Benzodiazepines Classification

Benzodiazepines Classification  Essential Information About These Widely-Used Anxiety Medications  Benzodiazepines are currently some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the mental health field. Four benzodiazepines – Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, and Ativan – are among the top 100 most prescribed medications in the United States. With prescribed use, they are generally considered […]

August 12, 2019

How Is OxyContin Different From Oxycodone? 

How Is OxyContin Different From Oxycodone? are becoming epidemics in this nation and it is very alarming. This is something that needs addressed immediately. This nation is experiencing more alcohol and drug addictions than any other time during this country’s history. The CDC or Center for Disease Control and Prevention […]

August 8, 2019

Scientists Report How Opioid Affects our Brain 

Scientists Report How Opioid Affects our Brain We are not born with the brain we have now. It grew and adapted to the environment, helping us form habits related to eating and thinking. At worst, it also helped in shaping our drug habits. From our homes to school and work, […]

August 5, 2019

 Can Kratom Get You High? 

 Can Kratom Get You High? Kratom is one of the newest drugs to appear on the scene in the United States. Discussion amongst lawmakers about the legality of such a substance has begun, but for right now, it is widely legal across the 50 states. What is Kratom?   Kratom is […]

August 1, 2019

Overdose Prevention Rescue Kits

Deaths from drug overdose are an increasing public health burden in the United States. According to the report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rate of drug overdose death in the U.S. in 2016 was more than three times the rate in 1999. Statistics also show that within […]

July 29, 2019

Street Names for Popular Drugs

Street Names for Popular Drugs People who abuse drugs and illegal substances are quite creative when it comes to hiding their habits, be it from their loved ones, the police, or other people in authority (teachers, employers, etc.). Some of these creative ways include using codes in the form of […]

July 18, 2019

The Most Commonly Used Drugs by Teenagers

The Most Commonly Used Drugs by Teenagers Drug use among teenagers has become a major problem. People who begin taking drugs during their adolescent years are more likely to become addicted than those who begin using as an adult. During your teenage years, your body and brain are in a […]

June 3, 2019

Dangers of the Benzodiazepine

There are millions of people who abuse benzodiazepine drugs. One of the issues is that these types of medications are prescribed regularly and many people buy them from dealers on the streets as well. Benzodiazepines are prescribed for the treatment of anxiety and some other conditions as well. These are […]

April 25, 2019

List of Benzodiazepines: Types, Side Effects, Addiction & Withdrawal

List of Benzodiazepines: Types, Side Effects, Addiction & Withdrawal Benzodiazepines are medications that are made by man. They can cause side effects ranging from mild to more severe depressive effects on the brain’s nerves, the central nervous system. They can also cause mild to severe drowsiness or sedation. There are […]