The Dangers of Benzodiazepines

With an opioid epidemic consuming our lives through social media and news outlets it’s easy to overlook another contender on the sidelines. Benzodiazepines, better known by their brand names as Xanax, Ativan or Klonopin are wreaking havoc among our population with overdoses due to benzos quadrupling from 1996-2013. The serious dangers often arise when these substances are combined with others such as opioids and/or alcohol. Check out the article below for more information and always consult your doctor about all medications you taking.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/where-science-meets-the-steps/201706/benzodiazepines-the-danger-lurking-in-the-shadow-opiates

**Please remember to utilize the MedReturn Units to dispose of any unused prescription medications and help to decrease the chances of prescription medication abuse! Check out our website for the nearest location!