Xanax

mental health

The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
Sarah Watts
1.18.19
united states of addiction

A New Book Chronicles How Pharma and Doctors Jumpstarted the Opioid Epidemic

“Dopesick” looks at how the makers of OxyContin targeted doctors in struggling areas with terrifying precision—and tragic consequences.
Eric Allen Been
8.17.18
united states of addiction

Drug Dealers on Facebook Are Targeting People With Addiction

I posed as a potential customer and experienced the most aggressive marketing tactics.
Elizabeth Brico
7.6.18
mental health

This Is How to Calm Down if You’re Freaking Out on a Turbulent Flight

Five tips from a psychologist.
Rajul Punjabi
4.23.18
Meducation

Xanax Turned Me into a Walking Ghost

And trying to get off of it was even worse.
Seamus Kirst
9.12.17
Open Minds

What Really Happens When You Drink While on Psych Meds?

When it comes to drugs, nothing is promised to you.
Kastalia Medrano
4.11.17
Meducation

Mixing Painkillers and Benzos Is as Bad as You Think

Yet nearly 20 percent of those prescribed an opioid are doing it.
Nick Keppler
3.15.17
Meducation

I Tried to Get Off Ativan

And learned some dark things in the process.
Harriet Brown
1.12.17
mental health

What Happened When I Went Off My Antidepressants

Many times, whether you really need it or not, taking medication can feel like giving in to a weakness.
Stephanie Auteri
1.9.17
Eat This

Fixing Your Mind Might Start With Your Stomach

Mainstream medicine is coming around on the notion of treating anxiety with food.
Maggie Puniewska
12.13.16
Ladyparts

Take Some Pills for Your Hysteria, Lady: America's Long History of Drugging Women Up

Women are twice as likely as men to be prescribed prescription drugs for depression or anxiety.
Taylor Prewitt
4.28.15