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The Impact of Combining Benzos and Alcohol

Benzodiazepines, which treat many types of conditions, primarily in the mental health category, have strict warnings to avoid taking them with alcohol. Combining benzos and alcohol can lead to many issues. These include overdosing, having too strong of an effect, and creating dependence on both substances. At The Right Step Hill Country, our dual diagnosis…

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Coping with Loneliness During Quarantine

COVID-19 has brought us together to face a common challenge. One of the issues we are all trying to figure out is coping with loneliness during the quarantine. The effects and stresses mount quickly. These include loneliness, worries about health, and anxiety about finances. Unfortunately, some people are coping with isolation during quarantine in the…

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Proper Anxiety Treatment Makes Difficult Times Easier

With proper anxiety treatment, you can get back to living your life. But it’s not always that easy or quick. Sometimes, anxiety or other mental health issues create additional problems such as addiction, especially during a pandemic. When that happens, you might not be taking good care of yourself. During a pandemic like the current…