polysubstance abuse

Dangers of Polysubstance Abuse

Having a glass of wine with dinner may seem harmless, but drinking alcohol can bring about undesirable side effects and an increased risk of dependence when you are on prescription medication. Many people unwittingly develop a substance use disorder when combining two or more substances like prescription drugs and alcohol. If you start noticing the…

man speaking with a counselor about polysubstance abuse

Treatment Options for Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse is when a person uses more than one drug simultaneously and abuses those substances, such as opiates and stimulants, depressants, alcohol, prescription medications, or other combinations. If polysubstance abuse is a problem for you or someone you love, we can help you find addiction treatment programs that help with these issues. Call us at Serenity…

Results of mixing Xanax and coke

What Happens When Xanax and Coke Mix?

Xanax is a prescription drug that is used to treat conditions like anxiety and depression. Coke, or cocaine, is a stimulant drug. While the two are very different, some users mix Xanax and coke. This combination can lead to even more significant problems, and it can put users at higher risk of addiction or overdose.…