Signs of Drug Addiction
Worried that you or someone you love has a drug addiction? Here are some signs to look out for.
How to Avoid a Schizophrenia Relapse
Advice for caregivers and patients on how to avoid a relapse of schizophrenia.
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.
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.
Learn how to recognize a drug overdose - either intentional or accidental - and what to do about it.
Treatment of Barbiturate Abuse
If you suspect someone has abused barbiturates, medical attention is needed. Find out what to expect at the emergency room.
What to Expect From Schizophrenia Medications
Learn about the types of schizophrenia drugs, the kinds of symptoms they can treat, and side effects.
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.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- the Basics
Learn about the basics of postpartum depression from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Depression -- the Basics
WebMD's guide to the types and prevalence of depression.