Benzodiazepines are a type of medication known as tranquilizers -- familiar names are Valium and Xanax -- that are easily abused. Learn more about the effects, symptoms, and abuse of these drugs.
Benzodiazepine Abuse Treatment
Find out what to do if you suspect someone is abusing benzodiazepines, a class of drugs also known as tranquilizers.
People abuse substances such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco for varied and complicated reasons, but it is clear that our society pays a significant cost. Get the latest statistics and facts here about drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S.
Learn how to recognize a drug overdose - either intentional or accidental - and what to do about it.
Causes of Anxiety
The causes of anxiety are not always easy to isolate. A look at many factors that can create symptoms of an anxiety disorder.
Prevention of anxiety essentially involves an awareness of life's stresses and your own ability to cope with them. Here are coping strategies to minimize stress.
Barbiturates, once commonly prescribed for anxiety and sleep disorders, can cause death even in small doses - and their abuse is on the rise among teens. Learn more about the effects of barbiturates.
Treatment of Barbiturate Abuse
If you suspect someone has abused barbiturates, medical attention is needed. Find out what to expect at the emergency room.
Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) -- Symptoms
WebMD explains the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Understanding Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -- the Basics
Learn what causes post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from experts at WebMD.