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Anxiety Treatment Centers Henderson NC

The number of prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications in Henderson have certainly been on the rise over the last few decades. And the medication can relieve some of the symptoms of stress and anxiety, but the pills do not address the cause of the anxiety itself. Just like any medication, anti-anxiety drugs have side effects and safety concerns and people using them need to be careful.

Four County Psychological Associates Pa
(252) 430-1639
568 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson, NC
 
Community Counseling Services
(252) 438-2994
804 S Garnett St
Henderson, NC
 
Vision Behavioral Health
(919) 496-7781
102 W Nash Street, # A
Louisburg, NC
 
Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
(919) 661-0820
P.O. Box 1369
Garner, NC
 
Catholic Social Services
(336) 727-0705
627 W 2nd St
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Gray Terry Sandi Msw Lcsw
(252) 431-0075
221 Orange St
Henderson, NC
 
Triumph Llc
(919) 496-5827
1683 US 401 Highway South
Louisburg, NC
 
Family Intervention & Prvntn
(919) 340-1626
211 Court Street
Louisburg, NC
 
Ford John E Phd
(919) 735-8887
2307 Norwood Ave Ste C
Goldsboro, NC
 
Pastoral Care & Counseling Center
(336) 838-1644
110 Jefferson Street
North Wilkesboro, NC
 

Popping Pills: When is it a Problem

Q: I notice that many of my friends are popping anti-anxiety pills more frequently. I am sure there are risks associated with such behavior but what are they and how do I know if my friends are in danger?

The number of prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications have certainly been on the rise over the last few decades. And the medication can relieve some of the symptoms of stress and anxiety, but the pills do not address the cause of the anxiety itself. Just like any medication, anti-anxiety drugs have side effects and safety concerns and people using them need to be careful.

Common side effects include: dizziness, light-headedness, day-time sleepiness, confusion, slow reflexes, poor coordination, stomach upset or nausea and depression. Anti-anxiety pills can also interact with other medications and should never be taken with alcohol, prescription painkillers or sleeping pills. If your friends are using anti-anxiety medication, they should make sure to follow the instructions of their doctors and read the drug information inserts. The medication can be used safely if under the care/direction of a health professional.


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