Xanax is a benzodiazepine that's often misused. Benzodiazepines, often referred to simply as “benzos,” are depressants prescribed primarily to treat anxiety and insomnia. Sometimes they are used to treat muscle spasms and reduce seizures too. Learn about the dangers of Xanax and how you or your family member can get help.
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Xanax: How It Affects Your Mind and Body

Xanax is the 5th most prescribed drug in the US. Learn about the effects it can have on the mind and body.

Tips for Moms in Recovery, From a Mom in Recovery

Tracy was stuck in an unhealthy marriage, trying to balance all the demands of motherhood, when she found relief in xanax and alcohol. Now, she is 15 years sober and hoping that her story will inspire other moms to reach out for help.

Infographic: Prescription Drug Misuse

Prescription drug misuse is more common than you think. Learn which prescriptions are abused most and their dangerous side effects.
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Benzodiazepines: Everything You Need to Know

Benzodiazepines are frequently prescribed medications that promote short-term anxiety relief but cause long-term harm and even death when abused.
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What are Benzodiazepines?

Over 50 million prescriptions for benzodiazepines are written yearly in the United States. Although intended to treat anxiety and depression, benzodiazepines are commonly abused alongside alcohol and other illicit drugs.
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Benzos: America’s New Drug Epidemic

Many underestimate the dangers of benzodiazepines such as Xanax. Learn how these prescription drugs contribute to addiction and the rising number of overdoses.
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Lil Peep’s Overdose Sparks Xanax Discussion

21-year-old rapper Lil Peep allegedly died of an overdose involving Xanax, igniting a conversation about the misuse of prescription drugs.