a woman struggles with quitting adderall use

Signs You Need to Quit Adderall

Adderall is a medication that doctors prescribe to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Its goal is to make users more focused and alert through a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Unfortunately, while Adderall can help treat ADHD and narcolepsy, it is also very addictive. Misuse of Adderall can lead to serious mental and physical…

a woman struggles with symptoms of binge eating disorder

Symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder in Women

Both addiction and eating disorders have high rates of relapse if not treated properly. If you think you or a loved one are struggling with an eating disorder, like binge eating, recognizing the symptoms and realizing help is needed are the first steps towards getting the proper treatment and achieving recovery. At Crossroads, this means…

the effects of adderall can cause headaches

The Physical Effects of Adderall on a Woman’s Body

When abused, Adderall can wreak havoc on your body. Doctors commonly prescribe Adderall to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. At Crossroads, we offer gender-specific addiction treatment. We recognize that many women struggling with addiction also bear the burden of caring for their families and working full-time when they seek treatment. We strive to support…

managing your eating disorder during thanksgiving can be tricky

Managing your Eating Disorder During Thanksgiving

If you’re in recovery from an eating disorder, holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, can be challenging. Attending parties and dinners with family may cause you emotional distress and severe amounts of anxiety. Because there are excessive amounts of alcohol and food, and everyone around them is obsessed with consuming these substances, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. You…