Anxiety Treatment: 5 Myths About Taking Medication
If you take anti-anxiety medication you will become addicted.
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While it is true that some medications prescribed to treat anxiety may have a warning label that they may be habit forming doesn’t mean that you will automatically become an out of control dope addict if you take one. Yes there are people who abuse drugs including both prescription drugs and illegal drugs. There are those who take benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, Ativan, etc) for example, and combine them with street drugs to get high. However there are plenty of patients who take their medication responsibly, only taking hte dose prescribed by their doctor.
By Merely Me