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…

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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…

a woman gets help for anxiety and substance use disorder

Treatment Help for Anxiety and Substance Use Disorder

Anxiety is one of the most commonly diagnosed mood disorders in the world today. Nearly twenty percent of the population in America is diagnosed with anxiety, and in more severe cases, those struggling with anxiety may need to seek treatment. Moreover, a person’s tendencies toward anxiety could put them at risk for substance use and…

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…