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Facts About Benzos And Alcohol

Benzos or benzodiazepines are prescription drugs that are used for anxiety. The brand names for the drug include Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, Librium, and Ativan. Though they are commonly used for people suffering from anxiety, these medications are commonly abused. Benzos and alcohol is the most common form of abuse concerning benzodiazepines. Unfortunately, this is also…

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Exactly What Is Polysubstance Abuse?

While many of us understand what substance abuse or substance use disorder entails (i.e., abusing drugs or alcohol), we may not understand what is polysubstance abuse. Also, there may be various definitions of polysubstance abuse. Thus, to find the right addiction treatment, it’s important to understand what polysubstance abuse entails. Springfield Wellness Center has the…

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Ways Drinking and Social Media Connect

Undoubtedly we have all benefited from the great advent of social media. During the times of the pandemic, the necessity of social media-fueled interaction has helped millions, if not billions of people worldwide. During the quarantine, social isolation has naturally been extraordinary. As a result, social media has alleviated the gross effects of this. Conversely,…

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Harvard Researchers Recommend NAD as COVID-19 Treatment and Preventative

Harvard Researchers Recommend NAD as COVID-19 Treatment and Preventive A Harvard research team that includes Dr. David Sinclair, best known for his pioneering work on the anti-aging benefits of resveratrol, has recently released a paper recommending NAD+ to boost the immune system of seniors as a preventive against COVID-19. The paper, which is currently undergoing…

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The Importance of Alcohol Detox for Better Health

If you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol abuse, then you’ll be familiar with the effects of withdrawal. Often, the intensity of withdrawal symptoms keeps individuals from seeking the help they need to overcome alcohol use disorder. Symptoms can range from persistent discomfort to extreme pain. Unfortunately, when someone is dependent or addicted…

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May is Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month: Here are tips for taking care of yours At Springfield Wellness Center, we know from experience that natural disasters, epidemics, and other large-scale social disruptions can take a tremendous toll on mental health. Because most people survive the actual disaster, the collective trauma it generates often ends up being its longest-lasting and…