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The Danger of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Xanax and Alcohol Lighthouse RecoveryWhen Brittney was a sophomore in college, she experienced anxiety for the first time. After visiting multiple doctors to rule out other causes of her ill-feelings, her family doctor determined anxiety was the cause and sent her back to school with a script for Xanax.

It wasn’t long before Brittney and her friends were popping Xanax before drinking and going out. They would jokingly wash the pills down with beer and say things like “Good night” and “See you tomorrow”, knowing how the combination would impact their memory and induce blacking out.

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Combining Xanax and alcohol may seem like a fun night out, but we’re going to shed some light on the dangers and what it actually does to your body, and ask yourself this – is it worth it?

Taking Xanax and alcohol can be deadly.

Let’s talk a little bit about Xanax and what it is used for. Xanax is categorized as a benzodiazepine, a class of drugs that does things like controls seizures, reduces anxiety, relieves insomnia, and helps muscle spasms. It is fast-acting in calming the activity of the central nervous system and depresses vital functions of the body. Because of this, if it is taken with another drug, like alcohol, that has the same effect, the consequences can cause an individual to stop breathing, their heartbeat to slow, etc.

Combining alcohol and Xanax exaggerates the effects of both, causing severe drowsiness, clumsiness, and lack of coordination. Therefore, the risks of car accidents, or any kind of accidents, including falls, goes up significantly. Taking Xanax along with any other drug increases the risk of depressing your breathing, especially once asleep, which can lead to unintentional death, or overdose.

What Happens In Your Body After Taking Xanax and Alcohol?xanax and alcohol

Cognitively, Xanax and alcohol makes your memory super foggy, so it is easy to forget how many pills you have taken, or drinks you have had, leading to possible overdose. Besides that, Xanax and alcohol are digested by the same liver enzymes, which means that when both are present in your body, it sends your liver into overdrive and it struggles to keep up. Because of this, both substances can stay in your system for longer.

Because of the serious effects Xanax combined with alcohol has on your body, there are many severe physical consequences. Addiction to both drugs is extremely likely, and both can create severe withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking them, like seizures, anxiety, and delirium.

Xanax and Alcohol – Avoid the Combo

Educating yourself on drug interactions is step one in avoiding bad consequences. Doctor labels that say things like “avoid alcohol while taking this medication” are written for a reason, because extensive research has been done to show the negative effects.

Like Brittney and her college friends – what seems like “fun” can turn into a messy situation – either accidental death or long-term addiction. It simply isn’t worth it. If you have found yourself in a situation where you are abusing multiple drugs like Xanax and alcohol, reach out to get help as soon as possible.

Fake Xanax “Super Pill” is Super Scary

Super Pill is a Huge Threat

A pill is being sold on the street that looks exactly like Xanax – the only difference is that just one of these pills is enough to kill a person in minutes. This drug, which has become known as the “Super Pill” and has the police and parents alike on high alert, contains lethal doses of Fentanyl, a pain medication. The Super Pill is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. Fentanyl is a highly addictive painkiller that is most commonly prescribed to cancer patients.

Police Warn Against Purchasing Street Drugs

Super Pill ThreatDeath in a tablet, spring break nightmare, these are just a few of the nicknames given to this new pill, which looks so much like Xanax that even authorities are having trouble telling the difference. For a person who purchases the counterfeit pill on the street, there is no way to tell.

According to police, the pill has been found in 21 states and is responsible for 9 deaths in Pinellas County, Florida this year. The deadly pill looks almost identical to the real pharmaceutical and even has the brand name Xanax stamped on it, making it even more difficult to discern real from fake.

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Authorities Search for Distributor

Where are these deadly pills coming from? This is the question that has authorities stumped and desperately looking for answers. They warn that people should immediately stop purchasing drugs on the street because their lives are at risk. This isn’t a situation where a person has to take a large amount and overdose – only one pill can kill a grown up almost instantly.

Police are trying to figure out if this is a case of a “bad batch” or if someone is intentionally putting these pills on the market with an intent to murder. Either way, the spike in deaths is alarming and the threat is out there to anyone purchasing drugs on the street.

It is illegal in the state of Florida to be in possession of Xanax pills without a prescription, with a hefty penalty of up to five years in jail. Despite this, the drug is commonly bought in the streets for as little as $3 to $5 a pill. Florida seems to be the hardest hit by the Super Pill, which sells on the street for about $5. Recently, the state has been battling a rise in overdose on Spice, a form of synthetic marijuana. Now, authorities are turning their attention to this new pill.

Undercover police and investigators have made a few arrests of people selling the pill, but still do not know who the main distributor is. Until the source is found, it is very important to the public to be educated and stay away from purchasing drugs on the street.

 

Addiction and Prescription Medication

Prescription Medication and Recovery

In this day and age it is extremely commonplace for doctors to jot down and hand out prescription medication – often without many questions or knowledge of the patient’s history of drug abuse. Xanax, Vicodin, Valium – you name it – these drugs can be readily available at your closest Family Practice Physician. Say the right things, and you can walk out with a script to your drug of choice. Sounds insanely ridiculous and easy? Well, it is, and this is why you need to be completely upfront about your history of drug and/or alcohol abuse whenever you see a new doctor if you want to stay sober.

Don’t Accidentally Create a Drug Dealer Out of Your Physician

According to one statistic, over 52 million people in the U.S. Alone have used prescription pills non-medically. Where do they get these pills? Doctors, often more than one, or friends and family. Pills are so easy to obtain for a plethora of reasons: some doctors tend to over prescribe, it is a societal norm for people in America to “put a bandaid on” disorders with pills instead of treating the root cause, and unfortunately many doctors and patients alike are unaware of the dangers lurking in those sleek orange pill bottles.Prescription Medicine Recovery

Drug Addiction is a Slippery Slope

In recovery, we learn that we must maintain an all-or-nothing attitude. Once substances are introduced back into our lives it is an incredibly fast, slippery slope, and even the most innocent of gestures can bring us right back into full-fledged addiction before we can even recognize what is happening.

Being upfront with doctors about our medical history is incredibly important. Alternatives are available for nearly every drug out there – pain relief, anxiety, muscle relaxers – whatever your ailment, modern medicine likely has a non-narcotic fix for it. Go into your doctor’s appointment with a plan and allow yourself to be an open book about your history. Your doctor will be happy about your honesty and it will save you any temptation of mood-altering substances.

Addiction and Prescription Medication

Think you can handle prescription pills? Don’t be so sure, and to err on the cautious side, don’t even think about trying it out. Even if pills weren’t your drug of choice, as addicts we don’t have a healthy sense of moderation. As they teach in rehab, play the whole tape through. This means, when you think about picking up a drink or substance, no matter how innocent it may seem, think about all of the events that happened leading up to you coming to treatment. You undoubtedly started drinking or dabbling with drugs in an innocent way – say for a little weekend or social fun – and had no idea how much it was going to destroy your life and ultimately take control.

Stop a Relapse Before it Starts

Going to your next doctor appointment or procedure with this knowledge can help save you months or years of battling a relapse, or it may even save your life. You have spent so much time and money rebuilding your life back to normal, so why even risk putting it back on the line when there are alternatives out there. Don’t be shy about discussing your addiction with your doctor – they are professionals who have seen and heard it all – they too will be happy for your upfront honesty and commitment to maintaining a completely sober lifestyle.

 

Mixing Alcohol and Other Drugs

Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Painkillers

It has become pretty common knowledge that mixing alcohol and prescription pills is a lethal practice, what with all of the overdose-related deaths that have been accumulating over the course of the past several years throughout the vast majority of the nation. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to brush off the recent celebrity deaths that involved painkillers and booze and sweep the underlying causes of the national epidemic under the rug, especially if you are currently battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol. When I was heavily intoxicated (drunk as a skunk), I would put anything else into my body that promised to get me even further away from reality – I had no inhibitions and no fear of death. I was invincible. Or so I thought. In reality, I was standing on the very brink of death for around 7 years, one slight shove away from falling in headfirst.

Alcohol and Ativan

It is suggested that those who are prescribed Ativan (a pharmaceutical most commonly used to treat anxiety disorders) entirely avoid alcohol consumption of any degree. This is because combining alcohol and Ativan can result in some extremely dangerous side effects, such as:

  • Shallow breathing/respiratory failure
  • Impaired coordination
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma
  • Increased risk of overdose

Because Ativan works by slowing down brain activity in order to reduce anxiety levels, mixing this specific pharmaceutical medication with alcohol will slow neurological functioning even further, resulting in an increased risk of accidents. It is more common for those who mix Ativan and alcohol to die as the result of a tragic accident rather than overdose.

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Alcohol and Vicodin

Vicodin is a highly potent narcotic painkiller, composed of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Hydrocodone has been known to cause symptoms such as confusion, loss of memory, and shallow breathing when taken alone – when combined with alcohol, these symptoms are harshly intensified. Those who mix these two drugs may experience signs of overdose, such as:

  • Severe stomach pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Lack of coordination

Furthermore, the acetaminophen present in Vicodin has been linked to liver disease. Alcoholism, of course, has also been linked to liver disease. Taking the two together increases the risk of liver disease, as well as a slew of other severe health-related complications.

Xanax and Alcohol

It is extremely to mix Xanax and alcohol – even those who are taking prescribed doses of Xanax and are consuming alcohol simultaneously are putting themselves at risk of death. The cognitive and psychological consequences of doing so are extensive, and the risk of both addiction and overdose are significantly increased when both drugs are consumed concurrently. The withdrawal symptoms that occur when both drugs are taken at the same time are severe, and include:

  • Seizures
  • Intense anxiety and depression
  • Hallucinations
  • Delirium
  • Severe agitation
  • Coma

Mixing alcohol and pharmaceutical drugs of any kind is never a wise idea – however, it can be difficult to avoid if you are suffering from a severe substance dependency issue. Please contact us at Lighthouse Recovery Institute today for information on drug and alcohol rehab in your immediate area.

The Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

A Deadly Combination

After Whitney Houston was found dead in a bathtub in 2012 from an apparent alcohol and Xanax-related overdose, the very real threat of mixing benzodiazepines with booze reemerged as a hot topic of conversation. Drug-related overdose has become the leading cause of accidental death nationwide, with death rates increasing by nearly 200% since 2000. In 2014, there were a total of 47,000 recorded overdose-related deaths – and this number only continues to climb as the years go by. Frighteningly enough, out of all the potential chemical combinations out there, few are more lethal than benzodiazepines and alcohol – as has been unwittingly and repeatedly proven by hundreds of addicts nationwide. Why is this combination so life-threatening, and why do hundreds of men and women continue to risk it all despite widespread knowledge of the dangers involved? Let’s find out.

Why is Mixing Xanax and Alcohol So Lethal?

Benzodiazepines, such as Xanax, Klonopin, and Valium, are highly potent sedatives designed to reduce anxiety, induce sleep, and relax the muscles. Those who are prescribed benzodiazepines are advised to avoid drinking while taking them, seeing as combining a tranquilizer with a depressant can result in a host of serious side effects. Combining two central nervous system depressants can (and typically does) result in dangerous unconsciousness, slowed respiratory functioning, and decreased coordination. Both alcohol and benzodiazepines work to reduce the function of several major neurological capabilities, though Xanax only affects one specific brain receptor while alcohol has no limitation. Of course, people tend to pass out long before they can physically overdose on alcohol. When Xanax is involved, the potential for overdose becomes an actuality. Because the effects of alcohol are essentially amplified when Xanax is involved, drinking 3 cocktails is more like drinking 6 – and so forth.

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Risks of Xanax and Alcohol Abuse

Memory is also intensely affected when these two chemical substances are consumed in conjunction. Those who are taking both pills and drinking will often forget just how many pills they have already ingested, or just how many vodka tonics they have already thrown back. It is often common for those taking this combination of substances to feel exceedingly drowsy or disoriented, and attempt to take a shower in order to ‘wake themselves up’. Unfortunately, because they are so heavily sedated, they may be unable to keep themselves awake and upright – leading to accidental drowning. Xanax is the fastest-acting of all benzodiazepines, making it the most dangerous to use in conjunction with ethanol (alcohol). Those who struggle with dual addictions (addictions to more than one chemical substance) are at even higher risk of drug-related injury or death than those who are afflicted with only one dependency. If you or someone you love is battling a cross-addiction, please contact us at Lighthouse Recovery Institute for a comprehensive list of treatment options. Recovery is possible, and help is available.

A Deadly Detox: Benzo Withdrawal

Benzo Withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, or benzo’s for short, are an extremely physically addictive anti-anxiety drug. They’re commonly described by users as “alcohol in a pill,” or, more alarmingly, “a blackout in a pill.”

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Benzo’s include pills like Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, and many others. Despite being addictive and arguably more dangerous than any street drug, benzo’s are prescribed frequently. In fact, in 2007 there were over 37 million Xanax prescriptions filled. If an average prescription contains thirty pills, that’s…a lot of pills.

Okay, enough of the science and statistics. What’s benzo detox really like? What are the benzo withdrawal symptoms that make these pills deadly? Well, that’s what I’m here to answer.

As a recovering addict myself, I’d like to give you an in-depth, firsthand look at the potential dangers of benzo detox.

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Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms

Without giving in to hyperbole, it’s safe to say that benzo withdrawal symptoms are among the most horrible things a human being can experience. Benzodiazepines produce an entirely different type of dependence than opioids. While detoxing from substances like heroin or oxycodone makes you feel like you’re going to die, detoxing from pills like Xanax and Valium can actually kill you.

So, it’s important to always seek professional medical help when attempting to quit benzo’s. To put it another way, don’t try this at home! Not only is it potentially deadly, but why not give yourself the best possible shot at recovery?

Fine a list of common benzo withdrawal symptoms below:

• Sweating
• Insomnia
• Tingling in Limbs
• Nausea & Vomiting
• Confusion
• Anxiety & Depression
• Hallucinations
• Agitation & Aggressive Behavior
• Arrhythmia
• Tachycardia
• Hypertension
• Seizures
• Cardiac Arrest

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The Dangers of Benzo Withdrawal

The benzo withdrawal symptoms listed above make it abundantly clear how nasty of an experience detox is. They also highlight how dangerous it can be. With seizures and heart attacks as two potential symptoms, benzo withdrawal is serious business indeed.

For this reason, and some of the other unpleasant benzo withdrawal symptoms, benzo’s should never be stopped cold turkey. Rather, a medically supervised and individually appropriate taper should be used.

A taper is a decreasing dose of less powerful benzo’s. For example, if you were detoxing from Xanax, medical professionals would use a taper of Klonopin, Librium, or some other long-acting benzo.

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In this way, the body can safely be weaned off of the drug without experiencing any potentially life threatening benzo withdrawal symptoms.

If you or a loved one are thinking about quitting benzo’s, seek professional help. Give Lighthouse Recovery Institute a call today at 1-844-I-CAN-CHANGE or 1-(561)-381-0015. We’ll be happy to discuss any and all information about how to safely and best move from addiction to a benzo free life!

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Can Detoxing From this Drug Kill You?

Xanax Withdrawal

Xanax withdrawal is one of the worst experiences on this earth. I know because I’ve experienced it firsthand. I’ve felt the ridiculously uncomfortable, and in some cases fatal, Xanax withdrawal symptoms.

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To put it another way, I’d rather be attacked by a bear than endure the hell that is Xanax detox. At least I could climb a tree and be safe during a bear attack. Unfortunately, there’s not much relief from Xanax withdrawal symptoms.

Of course, seeking professional help for any and all symptoms of Xanax detox is a must. Not only will a medical facility offer some comfort and relief, but they’ll be available if any severe Xanax withdrawal symptoms occur. These are things like seizure and cardiac arrest.

In fact, find a list of Xanax’s more common withdrawal symptoms below.

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Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

Xanax withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to life threatening. Again, seeking professional help for all of the below symptoms is important. You never know when something innocuous could turn into something serious.

Xanax withdrawal symptoms include:

• Irritability
• Sweating
• Muscle & Bone Pain
• Tremors
• Insomnia
• Extreme Anxiety & Depression
• Disorientation
• Nausea & Vomiting
• Hallucinations
• Aggressive Behavior
• Suicidal Ideation
• Chest Pain
• Seizure
• Cardiac Arrest

None of those sound too pleasant! Fear not, though, because there’s hope and lots of it. Xanax withdrawal symptoms aren’t nearly as bad as they sound!

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Hope For Xanax Withdrawal

If you’re struggling with Xanax abuse, don’t struggle alone. Not only is it a potentially deadly idea, but you’ll also be handicapping yourself. Why not give yourself the best chance at long-term recovery?

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This is where treatment centers and other professional facilities enter the picture. Treatment is an absolutely vital step in the transition from active addiction to functioning member of society. So, what are the options available for Xanax withdrawal symptom treatment?

Well, there are residential treatment centers, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, outpatient programs, and private substance abuse counseling. That’s a lot of options! Sounds a bit overwhelming, right? What level of care is best?

Thankfully, treatment centers can answer any and all questions you may have. Give Lighthouse Recovery Institute a call today at 1-844-I-CAN-CHANGE or 1-(561)-381-0015. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have and explain the pro’s and con’s of each type of treatment.

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What’s the Deadliest Drug Combination?

Xanax and Alcohol

Mixing Xanax and alcohol is one of the deadliest drug combinations around. Consider the stupefied glaze that’s common to individuals under the influence of Xanax. Now, add into the equation a few drinks and it’s plain to see something bad is brewing.

At the end of the day, I’m not a scientist or doctor. What I am is a recovering addict and alcoholic who’s had personal experience with the dangerous effects of Xanax and alcohol. I’d like to share my personal experience, as well as some interesting information I’ve learned about the numerous side effects of Xanax and alcohol.

Without further ado, dear readers, find my story below.

Why is Xanax called freeze dried alcohol?

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Xanax, Alcohol & Car Crashes

I was introduced to Xanax around the tender age of fifteen. A friend handed me a “bar,” or two milligram Xanax pill. I took it and felt my fear and anxiety melt away.

Thus began my foray into Xanax addiction. I soon moved onto opioids, but Xanax always held a special place in my heart. Two years later, I decided to “cut back.” I stopped doing opioids and figured that alcohol, Xanax, and weed were still fair game.

During this short-lived period, I was in no less than three car accidents. Each accident was sparked by mixing Xanax and alcohol. One particular crash involved four parked cars (which I sideswiped), one parked SUV (which I crashed into), and one minivan (which the SUV was pushed into). The police found me passed out over the steering wheel, with no idea what had happened.

Thankfully, I was okay physically. Emotionally and mentally, though, I was a wreck. Not long after, I ended up in treatment. The rest, as they say, is history.

Why did I mix Xanax and alcohol? Why, after seeing their harmful effects, did I continue to use them together?

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Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

The combination of Xanax and alcohol is more common than most people think. Teenagers looking for a quick and strong buzz, young adults who’re prescribed Xanax and drink with dinner, senior citizens who’re unaware of the dangers each chemical poses…the list goes on and on.

So, why do people mix Xanax and alcohol? Well, it depends on the person. As mentioned above, some people are simply unaware of the dangers inherent to mixing benzo’s and alcohol. While there’s information available that highlights the deadly effects of mixing Xanax and alcohol, that information isn’t as prevalent as you might think.

Other people are looking to alter the way they think and feel. That is, they’re looking to get high. It should come as no surprise that mixing a powerful tranquilizer pill and a powerful depressant beverage will produce a powerful euphoria. Of course, this euphoria doesn’t come without a price, but we’ll touch on that soon.

Still other people are prescribed Xanax and refuse to alter their habits because of it. In this situation, it’s a case of individuals knowing the potential effects and choosing to engage in risky behavior regardless.

So, what makes mixing Xanax and alcohol so deadly anyway?

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Xanax and Alcohol Effects

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Mixing Xanax and alcohol produces some serious nasty side effects. The first reason for this is that they’re both central nervous system depressants. That means that both Xanax and alcohol slow how the body sends, receives, and processes information. It also means they slow how the body carries out its tasks, things like breathing, making the heart beat, etc.

So, the combination of these two chemicals leads to severe respiratory depression, an incredibly slowed heart rate, intense confusion, decreased reaction time, and an almost complete lack of motor skills.

All of the above would account for my numerous car crashes while under the influence of Xanax and alcohol.

Next, both substances work on the same neurotransmitters and receptors in the brain. These are the GABA receptors. GABA is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in our nervous system. So, mixing Xanax and alcohol actually potentiates each chemical. That is to say, mixing the two makes each individually stronger.

I’d say by now we have a pretty good grasp on Xanax and alcohol effects. So, what can we do to change this pattern of dangerous drug use?

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Changing Xanax and Alcohol Consumption

The answer to affecting real change, on a personal or societal level, boils down to two things: personal responsibility and increased outreach.

Personal responsibility first takes the form of individuals learning the dangers of mixing Xanax and alcohol. It then becomes about making better decisions. When dealing with addiction, rather than heavy use or abuse, making better decisions is tricky. After all, full-blown addiction removes choice from the equation.

This is where increased outreach comes into play. Drug abuse foundations, institutions, and treatment centers need to actively reach out and educate the public. Through this outreach, individuals who’re frequently mixing Xanax and alcohol can get the help they so desperately need.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us at at 1-844-I-CAN-CHANGE or 1-(561)-381-0015. We’ll be more than happy to answer anything that’s on your mind.

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Xanax Addiction: Facts, Statistics, and Treatment

Written By: Fiona Stockard

Xanax Addiction Facts and Statistics

Xanax addiction facts and Xanax addiction statistics are often hard to make sense of. Simply put, there’s a lot of information about Xanax addiction available. Which facts matter? Which statistics are true? Are certain Xanax addiction facts and statistics skewed to make addiction appear less (or more) prevalent?

Learn the true facts about Xanax addiction below!

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Xanax Addiction Facts

Find five Xanax addiction facts below:

• Xanax is the most commonly prescribed benzo in the US. It’s also the most abused benzo in the US.

• Xanax was approved for medical use in 1981. By 1983, it surpassed Valium as the most prescribed benzo and has stayed that way ever since.

• Peak effects of Xanax occur within an hour and a half of ingestion. This makes it one of the three strongest benzo’s (Ativan and Halcion are the other two).

• CNN reported that before Michael Jackson died, he was taking between thirty and forty Xanax pills a day. While this may be an extreme number, Xanax addiction often causes users to take between ten and twenty pills a day.

• Because Xanax is such a fast acting benzo, it’s considered extremely mentally and physically addicting. Because it wears off so quickly, users take more to continue the effects. After two to three weeks, physical dependence and tolerance sets in. Now, users must take more to avoid withdrawal.

Xanax Addiction Statistics

Find five Xanax addiction statistics below:

• In 2002, treatment centers reported a 79% increase in admissions due to benzo addiction. Because Xanax is the most frequently abused benzo, most of these admissions were likely due to Xanax addiction.

• In 2002, the number of Xanax prescriptions written was 29.9 million. By 2007, this number jumped to 37.5 million.

• In 2006, there were over 65,000 reported ER visits for Xanax addiction.

• In fact, between 2004 and 2008, there was an 89% increase in ER visits because of Xanax addiction.

• In 2010, the number of ER visits because of Xanax abuse neared 125,000 people.

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What Do These Xanax Addiction Facts and Statistics Mean For You?

The above facts about Xanax addiction mean only one thing – Xanax addiction is a huge problem! There’s no denying Xanax is at the forefront of the benzo boom. It’s leading the charge of non-opioid prescription drug abuse, addiction, and overdose. To put it another way, Xanax is incredibly popular and immensely dangerous.

These facts about Xanax addiction also offer hope. As Xanax addiction becomes more and more prevalent, its public-profile also rises. Xanax is often called the deadliest benzo and has been the focus of innumerable reports, documentaries, and media attention. This all leads to an increased awareness of the dangers Xanax presents, and as awareness rises, so will treatment opportunities.

Treatment for Xanax Addiction

Addiction is a complicated and often misunderstood disorder. Quality addiction treatment requires a comprehensive and compassionate approach. Fortunately, that’s where Lighthouse Recovery Institute steps in.

We offer Comprehensive Addiction Treatment at a variety of levels. Call us today at 1-866-308-2090 to find out about our individualized and inclusive substance abuse programs.

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