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Anxiety Treatment Centers Juneau AK

The number of prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications in Juneau 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.

Board of Professional Counselors
(907) 465-2551
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK
 
Ohlson Psychological Services
(907) 563-3162
5153 W 80th Ave
Anchorage, AK
 
New Day Counseling Services, LLC
(605) 582-7418
304 S Splitrock
Brandon, AK
 
Aeon Counseling & Hypnotherapy
(907) 562-4606
4325 Laurel St
Anchorage, AK
 
Maria Lilagan Counseling
(907) 248-5883
9010 Amanda Cir
Anchorage, AK
 
Board of Professional Counselors
(907) 465-2551
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK
 
Alaska Professional Counseling Services
(907) 332-5727
3650 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
 
Cornerstone Clinic Medical & Counseling Services
(907) 522-7080
1825 Academy DR
Anchorage, AK
 
Manhattan Testing and Counseling
(212) 222-7477
509 W. 110th Street
New York, AK
 
Shadowstar Counseling
(907) 743-9994
1805 Academy Dr
Anchorage, AK
 

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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