Xanax is a drug used or prescribed by doctors to clients who are suffering from panic and anxiety disorder. Xanax is not only a drug to let a person land on a relaxed state of the mind but also be a dangerous drug once under abuse, the said drug could be fatal to one’s body damaging our brain. Under prolonged use, Xanax can result to tolerance, addiction and dependence of oneself. Xanax abuse is not only a problem among adults but also in the span of our research, it seems as also teenagers are among the population of drug abusers.
Symptoms of Xanax Addiction
We provided a list of symptoms of a person who has this kind of addiction, to help raise awareness and to be able to give or send help to those who might need it.
- Difficulty in concentrating
- Problems with memory
- Sleeping for extended periods of time
- Feelings of elevation
Treatment of Xanax Addiction
- Inpatient treatment programs that give the client a stable and temptation-free environment that helps in the recovery of the clients. The centers to where we provide our services have an around the clock care enabling the clients the secured environment they need. The environment provided also lets the client cope up with the withdrawal symptoms slowly and we also provide medical staff that may provide or administer medications to make the detoxification symptoms be put aside in the process until the drug is completely drained from the client’s system. Provided in the treatment is also additional education and individual and group therapy sessions involving the people in the community with the same problem.
- Outpatient treatment programs that allow people to reside in a community that they are familiar with. We allow the clients to check in with the facility on a daily basis which requires the client to meet with a drug abuse counselor. We offer a more intensive treatment where the client is required to be in the centre or facility on a set of number of hours that are recommended every day. Along with the same treatment, we also include ongoing behavioral therapy sessions and possibly education lecture about awareness of addiction and processes of the recovery from the said addiction.
Many treatment options exist outside of our professional setting with community-based treatment being successful ways to end relationship with the drug.