Woman Experiencing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

How Women Experience Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is an anxiety disorder characterized by uncontrollable thoughts and rituals. People with OCD usually recognize that their obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors may be unreasonable, but they cannot resist or stop them. These rituals only provide short-term relief, leaving a person feeling anxious and out of control. OCD affects men, women,…

Woman with Benzo Addiction

Women’s Recovery for Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepines or benzos are medications that doctors prescribe to treat anxiety, panic disorders, seizures, and other manic and depressive episodes. Unfortunately, as effective as they are in treating certain mental health disorders, benzos can also be highly addictive. At Crossroads Maine, we understand the delicate balance between mental health treatment and developing an addiction to…