Chapters Capistrano Blog

April 3, 2018

Why Do People Do Drugs?

There are various reasons why people do drugs. If you ask 20 people why they do drugs, you may get 20 different answers. There are those who think people do drugs solely because they want to, but the reality is that many people don’t really want to do drugs. They continue to use […]

April 2, 2018

Is Mixing Xanax and Alcohol Dangerous?

Xanax, or as some know it as Alprazolam, is a medication that reduces anxiety and helps reduce the frequency of panic attacks. Xanax is derived from benzodiazepines, which are a class of drugs that calm the nervous system and give of calming effect to the neurotransmitter GABA found in the […]

March 27, 2018

Loved Ones and Addiction: How to Stage an Intervention

It can be quite challenging and disheartening when a loved one is struggling with addiction or alcoholism. To watch them suffer week after week abusing their drug of choice and possibly enduring negative consequences, can truly be heart wrenching. For some families, the question of whether to stage an intervention arises, […]

March 22, 2018

What to Expect During Ibogaine Treatment

If you’re considering Ibogaine treatment for addiction, depression, anxiety, PTSD, etc., you’re probably pretty curious as to what exactly Ibogaine is and what the treatment experience will be like. You want to know ahead of time just what to expect. That’s understandable. Good news is that you’re in for an experience […]

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