Chemical Dependency

Chemical Dependency

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

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At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Does Xanax Cause Dementia?

Thursday, November 30th, 2023
Xanax and Alzheimer's

Does Xanax Cause Dementia?

In recent years, there has been growing concern about the potential long-term effects of medications like Xanax (alprazolam), especially related to cognitive health and conditions like dementia. As a [...]

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Social Phobia vs. Social Anxiety Disorder

At Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, our mission is to shed light on misunderstood or lesser-known aspects of mental health such as social phobia and social anxiety [...]


5 Ways Addiction Impacts the Brain

Addiction is more than a behavioral health problem; it’s a complex illness. Drugs and alcohol significantly alter the brain’s structure and function, making it increasingly challenging to abstain from [...]

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Dangers of Prescription Weight Loss Drugs

If your doctor has recommended losing weight to minimize associated health problems like high blood pressure and sleep apnea, but you struggle to shed pounds through diet and exercise [...]

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Why Am I Always Tired and Have No Energy?

In a perfect world, you’d always greet each new day with plenty of enthusiasm and motivation. However, your reality may look more like hitting the snooze button several times [...]

Key Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Addiction is a highly individual experience, which means that no two people will experience it in the exact same way. This is evident in everything from the dosages of [...]

Diagnosing Dependency

Dependence on alcohol or other drugs is a widespread problem. Many times, people don’t recognize it. Chemical dependency is simply the inability to control the use of some physical [...]