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Xanax “bars,” “zanies” or “planks” the Deadly High

Students are experimenting with new and “fun” things to try and achieve the “best” high

Hannah Comstock
Senior at Westlake High School

In medical terms, it’s a benzodiazepine. It’s legally used for stress, anxiety and panic. Around school, however, it’s referred to as “bars,” “zanies” or “planks” and used to get a feeling similar to intoxication. This over-prescribed drug is becoming a staple in parents’ medicine cabinets, making it much easier for teens to access. What sets Xanax apart from all the other miscellaneous drugs in the medicine cabinet, though, is its ability to make the user black out, the high chance of addiction and the fact that withdrawal from Xanax is potentially deadly.

“Xanax is so dangerous because it hits you so fast,” licensed clinical social worker Kirk Broaddus said. “Within 10 or 15 minutes you’re soaring into the euphoric high, or low for some. What happens is [Xanax] sedates [the users]. If you’re talking to them or observing them, they look drunk — they’re slurring words, their eyes are closed and their head is drooping. It’s called psychomotor retardation. They just slow way down .

Sometimes, they’ll even fall asleep. A lot of people are known to just fall over.”

The drunken feeling associated with Xanax is unlike actual alcohol intoxication in that it wears off rapidly and impairs memory as well. These two factors play a large role in a potential overdose. With a drug that’s wearing off and a user with an impaired memory, the probability of taking one too many rises dramatically.

“It’s a fast-acting high and rapidly metabolized out of the body,” Broaddus said. “The high disappears really fast, and [the users] want another one so they take it again. Real high real quick and it goes away. Sometimes they forget they took the first one, so they take another one; now they have ingested two even though they don’t feel high. They think they can take another one. Taking more and more in a short period of time can be lethal.”

Mixing drugs with alcohol is dangerous in any case, but it is known to be especially dangerous with Xanax. Due to the fact that the two substances have the same affect on the body, they end up magnifying the feeling of intoxication to hazardous levels.

“If you mix alcohol with Xanax you’re really playing with fire,” Broaddus said.

“Generally speaking, people who are using Xanax to get high are often times around alcohol, so they mix the two. This combination is one lethal cocktail. Because they have added effects on each other, they slow down the central nervous system and respiratory system, which could possibly lead to death.”

Experimentation

While attending high school, exposure to illegal substances, whether it’s marijuana or underage drinking, is almost bound to happen. However, the severity of use of these illegal substances has seen a lot of growth in the past couple of years, according to nurse Holly Hubbell. Students are experimenting with new and “fun” things to try and achieve the “best” high. The danger comes into play when these students are unaware of the potential consequences.

“I have no idea [what it was like],” senior Laura Smith* said. “It totally blanks out your memory, so I can’t recall a thing. It’s like blacking out when you’re drunk, but you don’t remember any tidbits. [I took it because] someone had it and I was like, ‘Why not?’ I knew, but didn’t fully realize, I wouldn’t have a memory of that night.”

Like many people in her circumstance, this user was unaware of the danger surrounding the drug. The idea of addiction, withdrawal or even overdose never crossed her mind.

“I didn’t know it was really dangerous just because it’s so common,” Laura said. “I thought it was like any other drug. If you didn’t abuse it, it wouldn’t be bad.” After waking up with no idea what had happened the previous night, she changed her mind.

“I will never do it again,” Laura said. “It’s pointless.” Although the only consequence for her was loss of memory, things could have been drastically worse.

"The first time I did it, I was expecting a good time,” senior Molly Doe* said.

“Instead I woke up in the middle of the night and had no idea what I had been doing for the past five hours. The next morning my friends told me they didn’t know where I was all night and neither did I.”

Lately, however, Xanax is not only making its way into the hands of students on the weekend, but it’s also coming with them to school.

“There has been an increase in Xanax abuse [in school] lately,” Hubbell said. “If someone, a teacher or a student or anything, thinks a student isn’t acting like themselves, they’ll call for someone in administration who then gets the student and they do a medical evaluation.”

Addiction

Difficulty concentrating, depressed heartbeat and breathing, drowsiness and excessive sleep, mental confusion or memory loss — Xanax addiction luckily comes with many warning signs, making it easier to spot. The addiction is not only hard on the body, but also hard on any relationship.

“Having a close family member on Xanax is like trying to talk to someone who is on autopilot all of the time,” senior Charlotte Potter* said. “You can never get through. They don’t remember important conversations, and you start to miss them. It’s like they are dead, but somehow still moving while on the drug. It really tears things apart. Not to mention having to worry about whether or not they will wake up the next morning.”

Witnessing this experience of addiction not only made up her mind about the drug, but it also allowed her a chance to reevaluate the way she was living her life.

“After seeing the awful effect it had on [my brother], I did a complete 180,”

Charlotte said. “I will never touch the drug again in my life, and it made me become more responsible with drinking and doing drugs. There’s a fine line between having fun and wasting away your life.”

While some may come to terms with their problem, others have found this much harder to do. These cases of denial not only hurt the addict, but also put a serious strain on their family dynamics.

“Everyone besides [my brother] knew he had a problem,” junior Megan Jones* said. “He was in denial so there were a lot of fights with the family. We didn’t have a relationship at all because he was always concerned with getting high.”

Withdrawal

Anxiety and a slight headache are early signs of withdrawal for an addicted user. Once it’s reached a more intense level, the user begins to feel dizzy and usually common activities, like buttoning a shirt and saying their own name, become difficult tasks. If the withdrawal progresses, it’s possibly fatal.

“Maybe the most important thing of all is, if you take it every day for a couple of months, you become physically dependent on it and you have withdrawal if you suddenly stop it,” Broaddus said. “And if you’ve built up a significant dependence on it and you suddenly stop, you can go into a potentially fatal seizure. It’s deadly in that it slows your heart rate way down.”

So how is this dangerous drug finding its way into teenagers’ hands? The lenience now associated with prescribing Xanax makes it a common bottle of pills in the cabinet.

“Xanax is now one of the most prescribed medications out there,” Broaddus said. “Doctors are mis-prescribing it. It really should only be used for a panic disorder, but they are prescribing it left and right for general anxiety.”

Treatment

Like most addictions, the end is hopefully treatment. First, the patient is forced to detox, which lasts 10 to 14 days. Some people choose to attend residential treatment programs to get the most comprehensive supervised detox. After seeing the increase in Xanax abuse, school officials have taken matters into their own hands to ensure sobriety for the users.

“We have a student support counselor, Katie Milsovich, at school,” Hubbell said. “She will refer them to treatment.”

Milsovich will help the student find treatment, but it’s then up to them whether or not they use all their available resources.

“It really depends on if a student is coming because they want help or because they got into trouble,” Milsovich said. “If a kid comes [voluntarily] and says they’re using every day, I won’t pick up the phone and call their parents, but I try and work with the student to involve their parents, and then go from there. Most kids don’t see their level of use as a problem; that’s probably the challenge of working with the student trying to get help. We see if they’re going to do an outpatient program, counseling or go to treatment.”

The Source

Behind the user, however, there’s always a dealer.

“I started to sell Xanax to support my own habit and make more money just to buy more bars with,” junior George Darrell* said.

Even after seeing hoards of people flock to him for their next fix and the negative effect the drugs were having on their lives, George didn’t give a second thought to what he was doing and how it was affecting others.

“It didn’t matter who the buyer was, how far the depth of their addiction went, or what person was concerned enough to try and keep me from making a sell to them,” George said. “They were just another couple of dollars in my pocket.”

Between the feelings he was getting from dealing and always being under the influence, he never had any questions as to whether or not he would suffer any legitimate consequences.

“I was invincible,” George said. “[Dealing] didn’t scare me because I was on top of the world at that time in my life. I was so barred out on the drug daily. Days faded into days with no recollection of yesterdays and no fears of tomorrows to come. My mind was so filled with haze that I didn’t even consider the consequences.”

Although some know the dangers of Xanax, most are unaware of the severity. When partying on the weekends with friends, the thought of deadly seizures probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Xanax. However, there are things to remember. It’s highly addictive and potentially lethal.

“I wouldn’t know if it was fun or not, because I don’t remember,” Molly said. “It’s pointless and you never know what you do and if that’s fun for you, then go for it, but it’s not for me. It seems to be one of the number one drugs of choice and people who do it seem to be more susceptible to messing up their lives — hence the word ‘bar tard.’ Bottom line: it’s just not worth it.”

“Don’t fog your mind, not for anything, because it’s hard to get it back,” George said. “Your life becomes empty. Time really doesn’t exist anymore. It’s not some memory-filled lane. You’re just passing between moments... because the past doesn’t exist anymore.”

About the Author

Hannah Comstock is a senior at Westlake High School. She is a columns editor for the Featherduster--Westlake’s award winning magazine. She is also a recipient of the Columbia Scholastic Press Assocaiation award for journalism. Hannah will be attending Loyola Marymont University in Los Angelos where she will major in Communications.


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Comments (138)
138 Tuesday, 14 October 2014 02:34
Jimmy
Bars are.good fpr.one thing having a.bad assssss night man and smoking weed is.the.best while.your.on.barz
137 Saturday, 04 October 2014 02:28
AdamJJ
I started taking Xanax in 2007- my daily dose was up to 4mg daily as needed. I finally felt that I had my life back. In 2013 we moved to AZ and the 1st Dr I saw here discontinued it, cold turkey. A few others were drastically cut back and stopped without any warning.
136 Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:43
J. Banner
50 bars for $200, 100 Bars for $350 if anyone's looking
135 Saturday, 06 September 2014 08:46
MR. ME
I would like to say thanks to the douche bags out there who are making it 10 times harder to get the medication that some people actually need for a legitimate medical reason; rather than just to get high. You are pieces of shit.
134 Thursday, 04 September 2014 19:07
Tired of whacked out zombies!!!
Zanax...Zanies...Bars...Xanax ALL NAMES FOR A CHEMICAL DOCTORS GIVE YOU HOPING YOU DIE OR AT LEAST SHUT UP. XANAX:
1. MAKES YOU STUPID. YOU THINK YOU CHILL...EVERYONE ELSE SEES YOU REALLY ILL
2. MAKES YOU DISGUSTING TO THOSE WHO LIKE/LOVE YOU ND SCARES THEM..PUSHES THEM AWAY.
3. SCREWS UP YOUR BRAIN...MAY KILL YOU.
4. LETS YOUR ENEMIES MESS YOU OVER REALLY BADLY AND YOU CANNOT EVEN REMEMBER IT!!! SOOOO STUPID!!!
133 Monday, 25 August 2014 20:59
Rest Easy
This is for all you cocky kids who think you'll never be the "one" to die from your partying nah not you.......just having a good time chill out mom and dad i no what i'm doing stop being so lame! Well let me tell you.....thats exactly what my nephew thought before he died at 20 coming home from a party he had taken xanax and was drinking! Never did he think that would happen to him......that only happens to other kids i can handle my partying!!
Rest Easy Brian
132 Monday, 25 August 2014 20:57
Rest Easy
This is for all you cocky kids who think you'll never be the "one" to die from your partying nah not you.......just having a good time chill out mom and dad i no what i'm doing stop being so lame! Well let me tell you.....thats exactly what my nephew thought before he died at 20 coming home from a party he had taken xanax and was drinking! Never did he think that would happen to him......that only happens to other kids i can handle my partying!!
Rest Easy Brian
131 Saturday, 23 August 2014 21:53
Unresponsive
One night, I wasn't thinking - maybe thanks to my prescribed xanax - and drank just a little bit.
I passed out and my EMT friend spent 10 minutes trying to find a pulse. He did a sternum rub & other painful medical things and I was unresponsive.
I woke up right before they were gonna call 911. I don't remember much of that night, it's scary to think I could have died. I worry for people who mix xanax & alcohol. I barely drank anything. What if I had been alone?
130 Sunday, 27 July 2014 11:43
Souside
Mr reality can go eat a bowl of dick
129 Tuesday, 22 July 2014 18:05
sme user not abuser
people want to make a difference well just a thought lets stop passing all these laws that we think r to protect us an start using the money spent on the WAR ON DRUGS an put it to whats going to really make a difference EDUCATION!!!! instead of blaming drug users educate the fucking youth o ya by the way most of the greatest minds would of never created invented or accomplished the things they did cuz they were fucking USING DRUGS THEMSELVES. All drugs r are escape goats for already fucked up people.
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126 Monday, 21 April 2014 16:25
martina crews
Sorry phone messed up..u can see when someone needs it and when they are in their twenties and fake hobling lol i think in a way docs did it by writing too much....i had to bring x rays and medical reports and i had no problem doing so. Im still stuck with tbis wound vac on my back. Im doing good its been 7 weeks.and i have at least that many more to go. Just be careful with what u take..how much and with what. I never drink when paim meds are in my system i dont wantnto chance it....so anyone who reads this please be careful
125 Monday, 21 April 2014 16:14
martina crews
Yes it does suck for us that really need it..im 40 and came down with pneumonia that put me in icu for four days..no one moved me during that time so i developed a sore on my back it was black.literally dead skin. Theyhad to debried it. After it was 6 inches deep and 23 cm in length ....i cant beleive she didnt reach my spine. I was sent home on a wound vac and in incredible pain. Sent home with zero pain relievers. I was told i had to see my primary..when i saw him he sd it was the surgeons responsability. So when i saw her she refered me back to him. Here i am im immense pain and.no one would help me. Finally i remembered a dr i went to years before when i broje my hip. Yes i havent had the best of luck in that dept. Anyway he did write for me but only 60 ... 2 a day...its a joke...i am thankful for what i get but its not quite enough. So yes i know what it is. Doctors are so reluctent to write now but it makes no sense....you can see when someone needs it and when someone doesnt.. so
124 Saturday, 29 March 2014 20:49
margiesykes@yahoo.com
This medication is for the people who really need it. Get it taken away from who really needs it and see how it turns out for the so called NORMAL. The abusers r just idiots.
123 Thursday, 13 March 2014 19:09
Mr Reality
Some of you people in here are UTTERLY FUCKING STUPID, not just your normal run of the mill dumbfucks but drooling babling dumbldoo's how do any of you fuckwits get through the day? You imbeciles make it so much harder for people who actually need medicens like these so much more difficult to get legitamately.

I would gladly LOVE to introduce you dumbledoo's to the underside of my work boot. Would be pretty hard to swallow pills eating from a straw for 6 weeks. Fucking morons. Wanna get high? Go suck on a gasoline soaked rag and light a match, seriously you fucking junkies do the world a favor and kindly FUCK OFF, K? Thanks bye.
122 Wednesday, 05 March 2014 00:07
caliente menosha
god damn. I feel so fucking high. I love them bars.uhnn . fucking chillllled
121 Tuesday, 04 March 2014 23:38
anonymous
love them yellow bars but lost my phone due to lack of memories.
120 Saturday, 01 March 2014 17:14
X-Man
My girlfriend has 2 bottles full prescribed to her so I took some and was drinking Patron with them last night and woke up like wtf happened last night. So apparently my girlfriend told me I tried to jump out the window (we live on the 2nd story) then I loaded my gun 9mm and drove down the street and shot it off and came back and passed out. So that is my experience with Zans just becareful when you take to many and drink I will probably take one or two but not drink anymore with it
119 Saturday, 15 February 2014 15:01
gregalabamha
My friend had a stroke and my other friend died from pills alcahol and coke. you guys need to be careful because you wont feel your limitations until its too late!!! Do NOT mix with alcohol!! you may end up with only obe side working. no lol
118 Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:25
Bill from Wyoming
Concerned uncle is a moron. let's declare war on drugs lol that is funny. Lord knows it worked so well since Nixon freakin morons. We need to address why people abuse drugs with compassion, because no matter what we do there will always be something to abuse. I will tell you arguing with a idiot creates a infinite loop.
117 Sunday, 05 January 2014 05:03
Brad
I use this drug daily as prescribed, I don't get high it just stops panic attacks.
Any other use of this drug is just STUPID, yes STUPID people abusing this med
116 Wednesday, 01 January 2014 14:17
Concerned Uncle
After hearing about what happened to my nephew while on this shit really fired me up. Kids now days are taking anything to avoid reality and responsibility. As a member of a Federal Law Enforcement agency, this problem really hits hard and deep. Peer pressure is at an all time high along with many parents with discontinued morals. Our economy has become so dependent on the profits and spending of drug money, we are afraid to commit to an all out war on the problem. Political correctness is obscuring the truth along with creating barriers in our society. All that has been so-called "freedom and rights accomplishments" in the past ten years have driven us further apart. Parents need to become more involved in their kids lives and kids need to embrace the fact that what they do effects everyone. I look at my two children and imagine what will become of them when they mature. How will they handle adversity? What positive and what negative impacts they will have on other peoples live. It's to easy to sit back and watch what unravels than it is to do something positive. For all you folks who enjoy the drug, enjoy it by yourself! Stop spreading your virus to the innocent. We all know misery loves company, for that, buy a rat. This way it will be just yourself and something besides a loved one facing death.
115 Wednesday, 25 December 2013 00:46
Crippled at forty
Behind the user, however, there’s always a dealer??? More like a medicine cabinet. Parents lock up your Meds!
114 Monday, 16 December 2013 14:59
Kim Bennett
To all of you how joke about drug abuse, you should feel shame! I am a mother, cousin, sister, friend and niece of drug addicts. Many young people die or worse live under a painful cloud of ruins because of these pills and other drugs. If you are a supplier of illegal drugs then I pray you come to your senses and stop selling. If you are one of these people and don't want to stop sell and ruining the lives of our loved ones then I pray you meet your maker and leave this earth cause you don't deserve to breathe the same air as the good. If you are a user and want to stop using, the reach out to the nearest hospital for help they will take you seriously and you won't get locked up. You will get the help you need. Be smart and live, live well!
113 Saturday, 07 December 2013 23:51
Christine4865
LOOK I HAVE BEEN ON BOTH END OF THE STICKS HAD TO JAVE THEM BECUASE I KILLED TWO PEOPLE IN A CAR ACCIDENT PANIC ATTACKS WERE UNBARABLE SUM PPL DONT UNDERSTAND BUT THEN GOT ADDICTION TO THEM IT DOES RUIN UR LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS WITH PPL AND LOVED ONES ..IM 29 BOUT TO BE THIRTY AND I WASNT EVEN THE PERSON WHO CAUSED THE ACCIDENT BUT EVEN NOW 8to YRS LATER I STILL PAY FOR IT EVER DAY MENTALLY. DO NOT RUIN YOUR LIFE LIKE THIS PLEASE THE PILLS AINT WORTH THE YEARS of UR LIFE U CANT GET BACK I REALLY HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEBODY U GOTTA LEARN HOW TO STOP TAKING THEM I WASNT EVEN AWARE THAT THEY COULD CAUSE SEIZURES OR DID I EVER KNOW TILL TODAY WHEN I READ THIS BLOG THAT IT COULD KILL U TO JUST STOP THEM BECUASE THATS WHAT I DID COLD TURKEY BUT I NEVER HAD ANY SIDE AFFECTS THANK GOD
112 Saturday, 16 November 2013 11:36
Preston
This is some bullsit, I popped 3 bars and I feel good as fuck, not tired just relaxed and music sounds amazing. This chick that wrong this is a dumbfuck.
111 Tuesday, 12 November 2013 14:45
zanman
stupid people like this ruin it for the ones that actually need this medication
110 Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:34
terence mitchell
I HAVE SEEN ALOT OF PEOPLE DIE FROM DRUG ADDICTION AND SOME GET THREE STRIKE AT LIFE SOME DONT GET A SECOND CHANGE AT LIFE OR A THIRD CHANCE AT LIFE MANY TIME IN MY PAST I DIDNT LISTEN TO MY MOTHER FATHER AND ALOT OF TIME IT PUT ME BEHIND BARE NOT BECAUSE OF BARE BUT COCAINE AND HERION ACID AND E PILLS WAKING UP NOT REMEMBERING NOTHING BUT BEING A JAIL CELL ALL YOU YOUNG FANS OF ZANIES CAN BE HARD HEAD IF YOU WANT TO BUT THERE A PRICE TO PAY FOR MESSING WITH ANY DRUGS YOU BECOME VOLIENT TO YOUR LOVE ONES AND THEY WILL BECOME VERY AFRAID OF A ZANIE USER THE USER WILL GET VOLIENT WITH THE KIDS OR HIS OR WIFE OR HUSBAND SO THINK ABOUT USEING DRUGS OF ANY KIND
109 Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:20
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IAM in school for chemical dependency and too many people are oding of the substance or they get age life my and wish they never did drugs eighteen is to young to be popping zanies they are like e pills they mess up you body each day they mess with the liver and your respitory system and you will some time have a speech problem with a mild stroke in you mouth and a stiffness oneither side of the body
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106 Monday, 14 October 2013 00:18
Me he
Yu faulkers iz cray an funny af!!! I take zanies an hate these fukers frfr!!!! All I wanna du is sleep! Fuk dat shidd but I'll kill my ex bf if I don't take em cuz he irritates the fuk outta me frfr
105 Saturday, 21 September 2013 12:02
Ry12752158
This is dumb and misinformative...if you actually have an anxiety disorder and you don't abuse the drugs this can actually help you a ton
104 Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:14
tgif
Retards
103 Thursday, 05 September 2013 02:46
dalyg
i take them to go to sleep early si that bad but i dont do it often
102 Tuesday, 27 August 2013 13:16
help me
Me an my wife was doing fine when the doctor was given them to her she lost her insurance know where not doing to good she needs them back there OK when u take them like the doctor tells u to an not to get high off them weed works but nobody wants to go to jail they need to make it legal
101 Thursday, 01 August 2013 23:29
dbaby
Please anybody who are on bars stop now I am only 21 and i was taking 5 6 7 bars at one time every other day and i would not remember none the next day I would wake up mad but not even just that after a while they stared to mess up my kidneys making it hard to even walk
100 Friday, 31 May 2013 20:56
Dat nigga
That was still a great article Hannah an great job writing it!! Very influential! A+*
99 Friday, 31 May 2013 20:55
Dat nigga
F off Hannah kids overdose in things when they don't know what they are doing , I have taken drugs my whole life , I just do it smart and very well thought out , and I'm perfectly fine. I took drugs all the time and I'm fine I just thought of ways to not let things get out of hand, I guess you can say a system. And you can argue all you want but I'm successful I own my own real estate company , I live in a three story house on a 2 acre lot and I got a full ride to college from my 33 on the act . So whoever says drugs ruin your life , they are wrong , it's not the drugs, just the uneducated people who take them. I have taken 99% of drugs and am functioning and living great. No addictions no nothing but a lot of fun memories!!!!
98 Monday, 27 May 2013 21:19
Cindy
You know what I take them because I am scared to die. I was in a bad accident had a bad childhood and was abused by my ex husband. which made me feel like I was never safe an that's when my panic attacks in . An i have never taken pills my whole life People who feel they need it for a high are dumb. If you have kids think of them first. I wish my life was back the way it use to be. Only me and God can help me lol but he would not give what we can't handle.
97 Wednesday, 15 May 2013 15:28
tweak
To all who read this. Medicine used properly can restore or change (positively)lives. I am a veteran and have ptsd among other things and medicine has given me my sanity and health back. I now have turned my life around that the military had ruined all because I used it properly. I own my own business and have enough to never have to work again yet before medicine I couldn't hold a steady job yet I sacrificed my mind and body for this joke of a country. What these kids need is a swift kick in the butt or to just od and rid the world of the waste they are. Abuse anything(people animals drugs)and you should reap to the fullest extent your consequences. The youth of today make me fear for our future.
96 Sunday, 28 April 2013 10:33
onmywaybackup
I started taking 1 bar when I was in High School to be "one of the cool guys" Everyone in my grade was taking them on a daily basis I dont know how any of them actually graduated. My mom found them one day in my room and freaked out but she took them and ate them go figure. Well Im 28 now and everytime I take even one I have a seizure a few days later. I dont remember years of my life. I have lost relationships,jobs,friends,family, and oppornitunities because of being to stupid to realize I was wasting my life. They will ruin your life if you dont actually need them. My life is screwed right now and its my fault. I have a chance to start over if I can make it a month detoxing off of methadone from the clinic. Its hell dont get addicted to anything ever including cigarrettes its hell withdrawling and the only way out feels like suicide. I have lost all my willpower and have to force myself to do anything nowadays. I am not a bad person but the things I have done on bars say otherwise. Everytime I have went to jail has been on bars. Ive woken up not knowing where I am many times in jail. Its hell if you got a chance to stop please stop. I wouldent wish this on my worst enemy.
95 Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:37
Wrecked
Just another parent chiming in. Iv'e been using drugs most of my life. My youngest son won't follow me though. A couple of bars, some dope and a friend too scared to call 911. He was still breathing when I got him to the ER. His funeral just a few weeks ago was beautiful.
94 Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:01
DRed
Barz r the best fucking thing besides pussy money weed cars n clothes
93 Wednesday, 03 April 2013 20:06
jimmy t
i like to plug 3 bars up my butthole and drink a nice coffea in the morning before work
92 Tuesday, 02 April 2013 08:28
tryin2stoppoppinbutcant
I love bArs... don't care what shape or color. yes I blacked out sometimes. also I get sticky fingers when I take them.. I was told that sometimes I get violent. and I even curse out my friends for random and stupid reasons. if I take 1 or 2 I will be okay, but 3 or more, and that's when I get stupid. especially when I'm drinking or smoking weed with it. but in my opinion the best combination is smoking a blunt and popping 1 or 1 and a half pills. if you drink with it you're done.. like I said I love taking bars but if you overdo it you can be wasting your life away.. and not to mention money.. it burns a hole in your pocket. sometimes if I overdo it I will black out and go to my dealer and buy more without even knowing that I bought any and without knowing how I drove from point A to point B. this is a very dangerous drug. so I suggest if you wanna take bars stay home. that's the best way home making sure you don't do anything stupid.
91 Sunday, 31 March 2013 20:41
Samy
I took 45 bars at once slept for two days straight and didnt wake up once got sent home from work don't remember a thing and blacked out its reuing my life. Help
90 Tuesday, 26 March 2013 02:04
Life saver
While your article may make valid points concerning addiction, to others it is a life saver. I've been on this medication for over 9 years & have gotten my life back because of it. In that time I've earned my BA w/3.6 gpa, have a wonderful career, & am in the process of starting my own business.
As far as blacking out goes, I supposed if it's abused it could happen. If used properly, most don't experience this, I've never met anyone who has. Those who abuse &/or don't have a Rx & shouldn't be using this medication, the same goes for any drug. This medication shouldn't be taken off the shelves because of addicts & a-holes peddling them to children. Be responsible & don't let them fall into the wron hands, for some it is a god send.
89 Sunday, 24 March 2013 16:06
flanigans
Let me tell you something. Zanex is the BEST ANTI ANXIETY DRUG KNOW TO MANKIND.

Ive been prescribed zanax for 10 years and the PHAR and PSY community work together to make as much money as possible so they dont like to prescribe zanax because its cheap and they dont make any money off it.. It cost me $9 to fill my preceription of 90 1M and also because most people abuse it..they drink and do other drugs or dont take it as prescribed in other situations...Drinking and drugs and Zanex like many other drugs can cause your heart to stop...I dont abuse it and dont drink or smoke and I eat right. I also work out and take other ammino acids and suppliments and I have never had any memory loss but doctors will tell you that because they want to give you some garbage that they can profit from that will make you worse...Zanex is the best..Just a little in your system every night is fine and its not addictive.. thats BS..Take care of your body and dont abuse the meds...Im bi-polar but Zanex saved my life and it just evens me out..At one time I was prescribed 3m a day which is a ton. I weaned myself down to 1/8 a M and yes there are severe withdraw symptoms if you don't wean yourself off properly but its most important to note that everyone should work toward being as healthy as you can and that includes mental health. You must learn and acquire coping skills to manage your mental health.. ..
88 Wednesday, 13 March 2013 14:37
someone723
Everyone knows someone with an addiction to these things, and honestly, that is just a plain sad sight. Not only is it ruining your life, but also ruining the life of those who care about you and are seeing you slowly kill yourself. If you honestly and truly don't give a flying fuck about your life, just fucking kill yourself. Make the suffering end for yourself and those around you. Until then we will have some peace of mind about your whereabouts and if you are okay. Yeah, yeah, you are probably thinking, "How harsh, kill myself?" Well, you obviously don't care about those around you, so make it easier on all of us.
87 Tuesday, 05 March 2013 11:17
tyler durden
All u old farts NEED to remember that the world is not the same anymore. You used to be free, and the world was open to you. Now we are humans in training for factory work and service sector work. Our schools have no room for creativity, and telivision and music ar a mainstream channel for what society wants us to become. Drinkers, partiers, fanatics, dependent on music in order to drown out our own minds and thoughts. Everyone reads the same books for school and everyone watches the same tv. No matter what u watch its owned by only 3 corperations. Regulated by one goverment. Parents, those pills are in your cabinets because you said "dr. This life is bullshit!!" So they had to make u dumb and retarted till u comformed back to your cycle of 9 to 5, and debt in the weekends. Wake up people. The corperations want us on autopilot. If u are drunk or high, u can't rise up against the bullshit bankers are pulling on us. U can't rise up against debt slavery. U can't "live free."THE ONLY THING U OWN IS YOUR SPIRITUALITY. YOUR BODY WAS BORN IN SOMEONE ELSES SOCIETY. THEREFORE YOU ARE OWENED.YOUR SPIRITUALITY COMES FROM WHO KNOWS WHERE. THEREFORE THEY TRY TO DROWN IT OUT WITH MATERIAL THINGS.
We took the drugs because deep inside we knew something was not right. Get in touch with that feeling. This time follow the positive energy.
86 Saturday, 23 February 2013 23:29
kill yoirself
All I do isfist fuck black ass and pop bars
85 Thursday, 21 February 2013 23:31
erydaybarpoper
I dnt black out on bar...but my body has bc dependent on it just to cope wit life on a day to day basis at this point n my life i don't even know what i was like bf poppin barz or what life would b like with out them...best thing is not to do any drugs n live life...if not for you...than...for mr please
84 Saturday, 16 February 2013 15:42
Rj
Can any get me any xanex bars? Yellows would be nice :)
83 Saturday, 16 February 2013 06:36
Fuck You
This article is fucking shit, learn to report facts instead of nonsense.
82 Friday, 15 February 2013 14:07
John picko
the only ignorant folks here ate the ones preaching make it illegal it killed my little boy.. actually, your little boy killed himself by ingesting too much medicine. no one forced it on him.
81 Thursday, 14 February 2013 04:08
MEEGZ tha GOD
Zanies and some Oregon weed!!

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80 Thursday, 14 February 2013 02:41
Wiz khalifa
I zanies ;)
79 Wednesday, 13 February 2013 08:25
Mustang
Honestly people should not take zanies because I started after my mother past at age 17 honestly I didn't remember much of my life for two years then semi straightened out I still take a bar a day but my life has changed I do have an addictive personality but went to collage at 19 while getting my ase certs and graduating collage I now own my own business and I have changed my life now making good money and never stole while on them just because I still take them and turned out successful PLEASE DON'T MESS WITH THIS DRUG thank you
78 Wednesday, 06 February 2013 23:10
parkie
I know of four people close to me who have had seizures because of this drug, one of those people was my son. If I wouldn't of found him he might of died. This drug should be taken off the shelves and never prescribed!
77 Friday, 01 February 2013 05:36
jimb
highly highly addictive. and deadly withdrawal
76 Tuesday, 29 January 2013 21:58
Andy12345
I laugh at the people who post on this bragging about abusing the drug...you're low lifes. Do us all a favor and put a noose around your neck and kick out the stool from under yourself. The world will be a much better place without you. Yes, I'm refering to retards like MichiganCockBoy2012.
75 Tuesday, 15 January 2013 14:25
Zanny taker
I take them everyday its a.must :)no harm!!
74 Friday, 14 December 2012 14:05
Kyle
reading this makes me think about what I'm doing.....tonight might be a bit calmer for me......Gives me chills to read all of the moms and dads and friends losing people to something I do on the weekend to have some fun. Praying for all of you!
73 Monday, 10 December 2012 19:02
ROBERT LOPEZ
CAN U KICK HERION WITH THESE ?
72 Monday, 03 December 2012 13:48
Xavier Bart
I got dem bars on deck holla at me
71 Tuesday, 27 November 2012 13:57
Hanzell without gretell
I have come to beliece that knowledge is power.If I dont wanna say 10yrs.from now that those people were tellin truth,when your goin through the worst withdrawel of your life or your mother tryin to get the money2bury u,then change it now!!!!.
70 Friday, 09 November 2012 13:08
Wow
I've never seen something so blown out of proportion.
69 Tuesday, 06 November 2012 09:05
Traci
i have almost died several times from benzos....i have blackouts, i have totaled 2 vehicles in a 2 month period, not knowing how or why i had even tried to go somewhere in that kinda shape. seems like everytime ive done any in the last couple of years its been a BAD outcome. Only a matter of time til I die from taking them if I stay on this path to hell.....if you dont take them, please dont start....and if you do take them, do it by the book...
68 Saturday, 03 November 2012 22:21
Yeah
This is bias and for the people that use the drug legitimately it can be a life saver. Literally, keep someone from snappin another's neck
67 Saturday, 20 October 2012 19:51
krissy
Please stay away from these. Yes they make you feel great but but the withdraws from them are not worth the high. The withdraw from benzos is a million times worse then the withdraws from opiates and alcohol combined. It feels like your body is being ripped apart. The anxiety is so intense that suicide will cross your mind. Not to mention the seizures that leave you with a killer headache. Stay away form these unless you truly have a medical need from them. If you suffer from anxiety but have addiction issues go with a medication that is not addicting. There are many alternatives out there. They might take a couple of Weeks to work but they will work. Don't take the chance if you have an addictive personality like me. Trust me the outcome is horrific if you abuse this drug! I would not wish this withdraw on my worse enemy!!
66 Thursday, 18 October 2012 22:52
jimd
this drug used responsibly has helped me get back to the person i was years before. someone will always abuse any thing including paint thinner. for those of us who need it, it is a godsend. for those who dont understand the debilitating effects of panic or constant anxiety everyday of their life you just wont get it. dont demonize something because some people are ignorant please.
65 Thursday, 18 October 2012 06:31
Belkys Torriente
My son does bars, I had to kick him out once already because of this (he was stealing from me) and now he's back home. He was clean for only one-two weeks and is now taking them again. I checked his texts and found out he's always looking for hook ups to buy them. I also found a bar inside his pocket this morning, he was knocked out (under the influence)so he didn’t feel a thing. I’m scared he will never wake, I don’t want to lose him, I wish he knew how much this upsets me. That's all I think about, can’t sleep at night. I pray to God every day asking him to save my son, I love him so much.
64 Monday, 15 October 2012 11:30
Marilyn lujan
I have a lot of ax zingy
I hope thîs will help
63 Saturday, 06 October 2012 23:57
fugk the police
fugk the police
62 Wednesday, 03 October 2012 10:02
Heriberto
:( These stories make me sad, also knowing that i dont have many people that care... or at least that just how i feel. I don't know i need help :/ i wanna take these
61 Tuesday, 02 October 2012 15:46
Dana A.
I have a friend that used to do these pills, and other pills too. I also lost my friend to these pills, he is No longer with us! You kids today have NO IDEA what you are doing to yourselves, Your Life, and to your Family, and Friends. I lost someone very Dear to me over these BARS! To the Kids that are taking these drugs, STOP and think about what you are doing to yourselves, you are ruining your life! My son also takes pills, his life is destroyed, thats all he thinks about when he wakes up, is where he is getting that first pill of the day! I worry everyday, if this is gonna be the day I get woke up and told that my son has passed? I can no longer allow my son to live in my home because of this, I have a 16 year old Daughter to think about. I cant have him stealing anymore from me, theres nothing left for him to steal..You kids really need to stop and think! stop being so selfish, and think about what your doing to the people that love you! Its not easy to watch someone you care about, or even worse, to watch your child killing themselves and destroying their lives, and there is nothing you can do! I feel so helpless...KIDS STOP AND THINK WHAT YOU ARE DOING!!!!!! You still have a chance, but you have to stop NOW!!!
60 Monday, 24 September 2012 15:31
She Badd
bars are cool but they do make you forget everything Im 20 now & I have not done a bar since 17 never again will I either, I dont advise anyone to take them & drank because you will completely black out wake up and be like o shit wdf did I do last night and people can take advantage of you on them so be careful espically the young ladies
59 Monday, 17 September 2012 11:27
Dee81gee
When I took Barz, I would take (5) 2mg pills and an hour later take another and another until I was completely on "auto-pilot" in the cupboard binge eating til I passed out,, then would wake up the nxt day with all this food that I would never eat sober, demolished
58 Saturday, 15 September 2012 09:52
Concerned Citizen
I hope everybody realizes that if weed were legal there would be no more prescription bills and no more addictions and no more o.ds
57 Friday, 14 September 2012 14:40
Alexander bottom
Weak minded people will blame drugs when in reality its the person who is so weak minded that they cant handle responsabilitys like drug usage and have to go an get addicted. There will always be dumb people but they always learn the easy way or the hard way, get high fo yo self not fashow
56 Thursday, 13 September 2012 20:52
law officer
As a police officer I see to many bad things coming from this drug. It's a very addictive drug and parents you need to educate your children early before they get their hands on this drug. If you are abusing it its only a matter of time before you meet your fate...
55 Thursday, 30 August 2012 14:38
...
My friends and i started taking bars at age 19. best friend died, killed himself before his 21 st birthday due to withdrawals. I got caught up and went to jail, now on probation. Another friend od-ed a week ago and passed away. If you truly care about your friends and health, stop taking them Xannies.
54 Friday, 10 August 2012 08:01
Hunter
And i'm at school right now HIGH AS FUCK
53 Friday, 10 August 2012 07:54
Hunter Roberts
50 BARS IN A PARTY BAG, SWAG!
But really, xan with that lean is a hell of a combination.
52 Sunday, 05 August 2012 10:25
M. hartley
There is two types of people in life those who live to get high and those who get high on life. Taking drugs is just a weak persons way of dealing with life. Have more courage and self respect stray away from these types of drugs.
51 Thursday, 02 August 2012 18:58
MICHIGANCOKEBOY2012
GEEKED UP OFF THEM BARS HOE!!!!! PARENTS EAT A DICK.....WE GETTIN HIGH AS FVCK BITCH!#50BARS IN A PARTY+BAG SWAG, And SOME WEED FROM AFGHANISTAN..IM ON FOOTBALLS..IM AT THE SUPER BOWL..AND I LIVE AT THE LIQUOR STORE@@@@@IM NOT A MEDICAL DOCTOR BUT I AM SELF PRESCRIBED
50 Tuesday, 31 July 2012 16:30
hannah
im hannah were do i find this bar u guys are talking about im trying to get loaded YOLO bitches ahha
49 Wednesday, 25 July 2012 16:40
Micalllll
Hey concerned parents why don't you be parents and stop complaining . It's YOUR FAULT YOUR KIDS CHASE A HIGH NOT A DEALER OR DOCTER PISS OFF.
48 Wednesday, 25 July 2012 16:36
Micalllll
You asswholes can't ban a drug cuz sumfuker abused and died.
We with severe panic disorders don't get high off it we just stop freaking out in a attack.

Go ahead ban all prescription drugs. Then your kid will pick up heroin and crack . Have fun
47 Saturday, 21 July 2012 23:56
FedUp
I have had the unfortunate experience of having my family totally torn apart due to this god awful Stuff. Why in the world would any doc, already treating a patient 6 yrs sober from dope, give a script for this drug? Well since he had no problem aiding in the destruction of my family, I will turn a blind eye on destoying his license. I will also not stop pursuing the FDA to ban this S#¡+. My heart and prayers go out to all involved. And to those Ignorant selfish people who think its all fun and games you should be warned for judgement day will be in your very near future. And by the way its not just yourselves on this horride ride that you have choosen, all who care and love you are forced to live the nightmares that follow
46 Friday, 20 July 2012 16:40
Concerned Mom 2
posted on Monday, 27 June 2011 Dear concerned mother
My son is not only taking them to get highHow is your son doing now? I have the same problem with my 21 year old son and I feel so helpless.
45 Saturday, 14 July 2012 16:54
Al Prazolam
I love the white footballs, you only need one and you are the coolest girl in the club
44 Saturday, 14 July 2012 07:30
blondegirl30
When I was twenty I got addicted to bars..I ended up taking ten in the morning just to go to work...to make a long story short I started having grand mal seizures when I ran out...my poor mom witnessed the seizures and so did my two younger sisters...after losing our father at forty when I was thirteen to lung and brain cancer my seizures were painfully just like dads....my poor mom I remember I woke up in a hospital bed with my mom holding my hand and begging me to answer her..she said the doctors implied I may. have permanant brain damage from this. particular seizure..my mom was saying my. name and pleading with me to say something...after an hour or so I turned to my mom and said why are you crying mom? The thought of losing me so soon after daddy was the worst thing I could have put her through...I hope my message gives some hope to thevteenagers and their moms..u can beat this..seizures caused me to never be the same again....unless u have a prescibing DOC please don't take this awful drug...please...I'm thirty now and life flas
43 Saturday, 14 July 2012 01:34
carlos gonzales
Addiction is a motha fucker i was clean from bars for 4 years then a friend said one won't hurt now i fear that I'm heading back down that old path of addiction
4 years i don't see how this happened.
42 Thursday, 28 June 2012 17:32
Jim Rustle
Shit I took 7 bars snorted 3 footballs poped 1 norc
Smoked 3 blunts 5 joints drank 12 beers and
Took 9 shots of popov
I was chilllllllen!!!!

... that is just retarded
You, sir, epitomize the type of "wanna-be" people in the world. Just a couple of things I'd like to point out: 1) you really did all of that? You honestly think that is 'cool', or makes you a better person? I'm half suprised you actually lived through the night, which makes me suspect you are lying; I won't even begin to disassemble your 3 blunts and 7 joints, unless your smoking some really bad weed. and 8 zannies with other benzos? Were you taking like .25 mg or something? Honestly, you are either taking some really weak drugs, or your lying. In either case, please get a better dealer.
2) Why even post something like that on this website? Honestly, no one gives a crap about what you did, it would be more beneficial if you actually gave some insight on the experience, rather than 'gloating' about it to random people on the internet.
3) Honestly, you are a plague on society, in fact, probably all human-life if this is what you believe makes you worthy of the life you were given. Please, do us all a favor, read a book.
41 Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:55
Robbiekilasnake
you suck try harder
40 Wednesday, 13 June 2012 07:07
Deb s
I lost my daughter to those "bars-footballs" the first day she stepped foot in high school.. She is now 19 almost 20 and I am JUST now seeing glimpses of some type of daughter I raised... To love God!! I can only keep praying ... But this has torn our family apart! I feel for ALL you families out there!
39 Sunday, 10 June 2012 17:44
Linda Mia
Two days ago my son got a seizure. Hes 17 yrs. old tall and very handsome. My son almost died taking those bars As we speak I am sitting in the hospital next to my son. My son is not the same person. He got a brain infection with the seizure. Now I am praying that the infection he got in his brain will go away.Pleasen stop taking those BARS...
38 Saturday, 09 June 2012 11:26
youdontknowme
So, exactly how many bars would it take to OD if you also drank a flask of vodka in say, a half hour?
37 Wednesday, 23 May 2012 14:06
eric banner
bars are a good high if you do not agree dont do then nice and easy
36 Wednesday, 23 May 2012 14:03
tokin
ive do bars ofter i dont know what yall are talkin about ive never forgoten anything and i kind of like the high it gives
35 Wednesday, 09 May 2012 17:56
Tmoney
I know some one with them on deck hmu
34 Wednesday, 09 May 2012 16:51
duhduhnil
i need a zany right about now
33 Sunday, 15 April 2012 20:13
smart fella
Whoever is taking these and arent prescribed is very, very ignorant..thats all i have to say!!
32 Friday, 13 April 2012 10:30
maryho
well i take bars every other time and i dont think htey are that bad depending on how many you take a day or night. and it also depends on who your with so that they could take care of you because if not you will end up doing something stupid and not rememeber half of the things you did that night. soo just make sure your very careful and with pepole that will care for what will happen tp you if something does end up happening
31 Thursday, 05 April 2012 00:22
Acac
This is by far the most worst drug it has destroyed my RELASHOnSHIP. I've seen many over doses and my fiancée turn blue. Because of to many bars and doesn't know wen to stop or has been taking them and forgets. What pain and heart ache my family and I have gone thru. This drug destroys lives and is very deadly. I kno many overdoses and this STATE. A wonderful person would rather live life to the black out and walk around like a zombie to live life to the fullest. So much heartache and pain. Sleepless nights, and worrying if I will see him the next morning. People be careful.... Playing with major fire what and hideous chemical on this earth.
30 Wednesday, 14 December 2011 23:24
flacies
so i have a friend who is doing bars and she seems just fine but i know it can get addicting so i watch out for her because i care about her i don't want anything bad to happen to her. however i also do bars but prescribed due to my anxiety attacks and it has helped me get through life.
29 Wednesday, 23 November 2011 07:35
CoBadd2012
Me n my friends are often hiqh..maybe to often & durinq the summer we qot introduced to "bars" and lean(syrup.. promethazine co.) . I think i mid-way over dosed because I fell asleep for like 2 days n dont remember a thinq. People told me i was actin a lil" off it" I think I'll stick to weed n a half of bar.
28 Thursday, 03 November 2011 09:45
Joe Novotny
bars are delicous forget all of u
27 Wednesday, 12 October 2011 14:11
AzBrother
My little brother started taking bars he was getting from school! He got hooked last week he took 6 in one day flipped out tried hitting his own sister and mother. These kids are dumb they think its cool taking these pills until they get hurt then they are crying for mommy to help them.
26 Wednesday, 07 September 2011 10:25
JEFF ALLEN
I NEED A NICE PEACEFUL DRUG I HATE LIFE SO MUCH IM ALWAYS HOPEING I DIE MAYBE THAT DRUG WILL HELP ME OUT IN THE LONG RUN
25 Tuesday, 19 July 2011 12:46
Gianni ramirez
Shit I took 7 bars snorted 3 footballs poped 1 norc
Smoked 3 blunts 5 joints drank 12 beers and
Took 9 shots of popov
I was chilllllllen!!!!
24 Monday, 27 June 2011 15:42
concerned mother
My son is not only taking them to get high he is hoping he never wake every time he takes them with alchol. This is from his mouth to my breaking heart.

HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
23 Thursday, 07 April 2011 22:13
kilo
im doing bars tommorow i will tell you how it goes
22 Friday, 18 March 2011 07:02
curiousgreek
u just took 8 bars?
please reply to the post and tell us about ur experience...

were they 0.5's?
21 Thursday, 24 February 2011 04:14
where am I?
I just took 8 bars!! Is that a bad thing?
20 Sunday, 20 February 2011 09:51
Potolla (teacher)
Thank you, I have a student who is on "bars" and what you described is what I see. He is trying to sell bars to other students. I have reported this but so far nothing has been done. I see him "high" and they check him for signs of pot. This helped me know that I was doing the right thing. I know he smokes pot also after school (off grounds)as he blatantly tells me this. I want all my kids safe, including him. Thanks.
19 Saturday, 05 February 2011 22:45
Debra Turner
My son Took 9 blue pills of this name and my son died on Jan 16 2011 I pray he didnt suffer and that he just went to sleep Please ,Please people if you know anyone with this addiction please get them help! I am left heart broken I cant believe all this it's been a nightmare...
18 Wednesday, 19 January 2011 12:07
kriptic
wow, sounds gret
17 Friday, 10 December 2010 12:53
Mrr. Paainkillla
You just have to know WTF your doing. Moderation and education people
16 Monday, 15 November 2010 09:20
james petterson
Last night was crazy, me and my friends was drinking vodka and took a bar. i cant remember nothn! he said i drove to the the store nd i was in the store for alomst an hour, i advise you if u going to continue takng bars, don't drink.
15 Thursday, 04 November 2010 23:16
Panic Man
I have panic attacks, I've had them since the 9/11 attacks, I worked for the airlines then. Xanax has helped me through some really hard times, that therapy and anti-depressants couldn't. I think if taken as prescribed, hopefully not daily but when you have an axiety attack, it is a good thing, but if abused, it can be very addictive.
14 Monday, 23 August 2010 11:18
Lexi Carman
from personal experience, xanex and alcohol got me into the hospital and a stomach pump. weed is much better.
13 Tuesday, 03 August 2010 11:45
Mike
Just smoke weed people...you cant get addicted or overdose and you dont want to do things that the goverment says it makes you do. Weed Makes you very chilled and just want to listen to music. Its not dangerous at all.
12 Thursday, 10 June 2010 10:45
Concerned Mom
Thank you for the article. I have a 20 year old daughter who I have been told is doing Xanax bars. I was trying to get an idea of what to look for. She is so defensive when I present the question to her that it's a NO and I can't believe you would ask such a thing. Thank you for posting the article
11 Tuesday, 08 June 2010 08:55
future president
Weeds better for u anyways atleast if u take it u wont have to worry about anything bad except legal trouble... depending on where u live.
10 Tuesday, 08 June 2010 08:49
future president
I dont see how 1 bar would make someone forget 5 hours cus I've takin 2 double gs and been drinking and yeah ill forget small things but I wont just black out for the whole night but it really just depends on the user some people just cant handel it.
9 Wednesday, 28 April 2010 02:12
ash
you pretty much explained my friends problem in exact words,alot of my friends are on multiple bars for the past 6 months every weekend. I don't know them anymore.
8 Friday, 23 April 2010 22:02
TeenNannoo
i just took my bar for the first timE and i feel great. its wonderful and no im not a highschool druggie. but i see where this chick coming from, i can understand why people get addicited and want to keep taking more and more in one day. good um article.
7 Thursday, 21 January 2010 18:17
Fat Boy
It all depends on the person,age,number of years of various drug abuse. Yes we are all humans, but so different in many ways.
6 Wednesday, 23 December 2009 11:35
jhg
ok
5 Tuesday, 13 October 2009 20:30
walied
keep ur head up Tammy!
4 Monday, 31 August 2009 07:35
tammy
i disagree with all of this. my son was killed six weeks ago in a car crash and he was only 25. i had him when i was 17 and it was me and him attached at the hip our whole lives. He was strong incredibly good looking,funny and had three children. without the half a xanax i take once a day at night i would have already killed myself. what kind of life did I have without it. I was in a fetal position,stuttering terrible,would go 4 days and not speak,could not get dressed,paced til my hips were raw and wrung my hands til there were cuts on them. Xanax saved my life the last six weeks and it serves a purpose for people like me who without it were not living at all!
3 Monday, 17 August 2009 22:35
Yon Kipper
Nice article. I was looking up information about this drug because my friend had a hook-up. I don't really drink anymore because of the blacking out. So, I'm not doin any bars any time soon. Thanks
2 Sunday, 02 August 2009 14:20
Timothy Jones
I agree! A very well written piece!
1 Wednesday, 17 June 2009 12:50
Eric Denner
Great article! Let's hear more from Hannah!

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