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What You Need to Know About Sedatives

Health care providers commonly prescribe sedatives to treat various conditions such as anxiety, seizures, panic disorders and sleep disorders. If your physician has recommended taking a medication like Xanax, Valium, Ativan or Lunesta, you may assume there’s no risk involved in taking these drugs under a doctor’s orders. However, you...

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Benzodiazepine Addiction and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused millions of Americans to face issues with unemployment, homelessness and food insecurities, on top of worries about the rapid spread of illness throughout their communities. Amid all these uncertainties, doctors have increasingly prescribed a class of medications called benzodiazepines to their patients who report...

Opiates and Benzos: Stop Playing Russian Roulette

There are multiple reasons why someone addicted to opiates also takes benzodiazepines. No matter why you’re doing it—or if you know someone who is—you may need residential treatment for opiates if you’re struggling with opiate dependency and also taking Valium, Librium, Restoril, Ativan, Xanax, or some other BZD medication. ...

COVID-19 update: The health and safety of our clients at Vista Taos is our top priority. Each person admitted to our program will be given a PCR Covid screen upon entry and subsequently will follow our isolation protocol as we await the results.
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