PAX Memphis Recovery Center | Blog for Addiction & Recovery

Is Alcohol a Stimulant or a Depressant?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - December 14th, 2020

People drink alcohol for its intoxicating effects. Alcohol can temporarily produce feelings of well-being and…

Addiction

Should You Be Worried About Counterfeit Xanax?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - December 8th, 2020

Counterfeit Xanax pills can look exactly like the real thing. They may have the same…

Addiction

Alcoholic Hepatitis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - December 7th, 2020

Alcoholic hepatitis is a condition characterized by liver inflammation that occurs after several years of…

Addiction

What Is The Difference Between Adderall and Ritalin?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - December 2nd, 2020

Adderall and Ritalin are two prescription medications that are frequently used to treat attention deficit…

Addiction

The Risks of Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 24th, 2020

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can put an unborn baby at risk while putting the mother’s…

Addiction

Heroin Street Names and Slang Terms

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 23rd, 2020

Heroin is a highly addictive Schedule I controlled substance. That means the substance is completely…

Addiction

How Long Does Methadone Stay in Your System?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 17th, 2020

Methadone is a medication that is sometimes used in the treatment of opioid dependency or…

Detox

Alcoholism and Social Anxiety Disorder

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 17th, 2020

Alcoholism and social anxiety disorder are two co-occurring disorders that have extremely high comorbidity. People…

Addiction

Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms and Detox Protocol

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 11th, 2020

Methadone is a medication that is often prescribed to treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal. However,…

Detox

Can You Get High on Ambien? Understanding Ambien Abuse

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 10th, 2020

Ambien (zolpidem) is a powerful sedative prescription medication that is used to treat insomnia. When…

Addiction