How Do Serotonin Antagonist and Reuptake Inhibitors Work?

Serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitors may sound like a difficult mouthful of medical words but are more commonly known as antidepressants. Common brands of serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitors include trazodone. SARIs are used mainly to treat major depressive disorder in adults. They are sometimes offered for the treatment of insomnia for patients who dislike…

How Do Anti-Alcohol Drugs Work?

In the fight against alcoholism, anti-alcohol drugs can be a powerful tool. Like Prozac was to depression 30 years ago, anti-alcohol drugs such as naltrexone, topiramate, disulfiram and acamprosate are changing the way mental health and medical professionals are treating alcohol addiction. As researchers dive deeper into understanding how these drugs work, evidence shows that…

Promises Treatment Centers® and The Promises Foundation Honor Recovery Month With 12th Annual Polo in the Palisades Event

For the 12th year, The Promises Foundation presents its annual Polo in the Palisades charity polo match. The event benefits Miriam’s House, a transitional recovery home for low-income women and their children. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2017 — The Promises Foundation is privileged to honor the work of Michelle Heymann, Options for Recovery…