Tag Archives: Addiction

Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »

Rock Health report suggests digital health could tackle traditional addiction care's biggest struggles

When it comes to treating the opioid crisis, digital tools may be able to tackle some of the trickiest issues that the current care model cannot, according to a recently released Rock Health report. The report zeros in on some of the major road blocks in treating addiction and how digital could be the key… Read More »

How to Avoid Addiction to Xanax

Xanax is a medication containing a benzodiazepine known as “alprazolam” which affects the central nervous system. All benzodiazepines have a big risk of psychological dependency, and Xanax is no exception. When dependency occurs, one option is to seek help in a drug rehab in Massachusetts. How Xanax works Benzodiazepines have been used as anti-anxiety medications… Read More »