an example of drugs that cause drug cravings

Where Do Drug Cravings Come From?

Drug cravings can happen to many people who are using drugs and alcohol consistently. When addiction cravings occur, that generally means a person is facing dependence on a drug. That’s a dangerous situation that requires treatment as soon as possible. Benzo addiction, illicit drug use, alcoholism, and others can cause these drug cravings. Let Springfield…

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Identifying a Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a type of highly addictive sedative. These drugs are often prescribed to people who have insomnia, seizures, anxiety, or muscle pain. Yet, they are often misused, especially for those seeking the calming effect they tend to have on the central nervous system. Benzo addiction can be severe and even life-threatening. If…

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Announcing Our New BR+NAD Treatment Rotation Schedule

Is fear (or shame) keeping you from getting help for your substance use? We understand your dilemma and are here to help If you’re a high-functioning person with a substance use dependency, you may be reluctant to seek treatment for fear of missing too much work—and perhaps thereby making your condition publicly known. If that’s…

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What Are the Signs of Alcohol Withdrawal?

For anyone who may be experiencing the signs of alcohol withdrawal, getting the help and support they need is vital. It’s generally safer to go through withdrawal in a setting where medical professionals can monitor it, such as the alcohol detox program at Springfield Wellness Center. Getting professional treatment is especially important if alcohol has…