Woman using Marijuana vape

Can I Really Become Addicted to Marijuana?

Many people will brush it off and say that it’s highly unlikely to become addicted to Marijuana, but the fact is we see many people in recovery from Marijuana addiction at the Cypress Lakes Lodge addiction treatment center. People going

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Man and woman dealing with addiction

There is Help for Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drugs, especially pain killers are readily available for people to use. Doctors prescribe painkillers for the after effects of surgery to reduce pain in the body. What people don’t realize is that these medications can be highly addictive, and

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hiking to deal with anxiety

Here’s How to Handle Your Stress & Anxiety

We all can get anxiety at times, whether dealing with school, work, relationships, or big events in our lives. It’s important to recognize your anxiety and know how to deal with it when it hits. Anxiety can come out of

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Man dealing with anxiety and stress

Don’t Let Anxiety Become Unbearable

You’re not alone in this world when it comes to anxiety. More and more people have become stressed out due to their jobs, education, and money. It’s important for loved ones to be supportive of their family members when times

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teenage depression

Why it’s Important to Stay Involved

It’s difficult to let your kids roam free when they reach a certain age.  They grow up and need to be let free from the den where they have stayed their whole life at this point.  But don’t just let

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The Effects of a Crack Cocaine Addiction

The Effects of a Crack Cocaine Addiction

Crack cocaine, also known as crack, is a highly addictive drug that is smoked, which causes immediate euphoric effects. A person can become addicted to crack after just one use. People who use crack often become engaged in risky, dangerous,

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The Danger of Mixing Benzodiazepines with Alcohol

The Danger of Mixing Benzodiazepines with Alcohol

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are medications that act as sedatives to treat depression and anxiety. These medications, such as Klonopin, Valium, and Xanax, are prescribed by a medical profession and produce a calming effect to the central nervous system.

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Inside the Opioid Addicted Brain

Inside the Opioid Addicted Brain

Opioids are commonly used for pain management and are prescribed by a medical professional. Many people misuse the medication and take more than directed, which can lead to an addiction to opioids. Since they are very addictive, doctors and pharmacists

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