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Dealing with Cravings in Recovery

June 21
If you’ve ever suffered from any kind of addiction, then you know what it is like to have cravings. It’s an overwhelming feeling of need that feels like it can only be satisfied by going back to your addiction. If you do go back, you’ve relapsed. Becoming aware of cravings and learning how to manage them is one of the biggest elements in relapse prevention. Having cravings in recovery is...

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Near Passaic, New Jersey, by Serenity At Summit

May 29
Passaic, New Jersey, population 69,781, is located in Passaic County and is the 15th largest city in New Jersey. It is also considered the tenth most densely populated municipality in the country, with over 22,000 residents per square mile. The city is ten miles north of Newark, New Jersey, 16 miles north of New York City, and about 100 miles north of Philadelphia.  The city of Clifton parti...

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Near Bayonne, New Jersey, by Serenity At Summit

May 29
Bayonne, New Jersey is located in Hudson County on a peninsula that is between Newark Bay, the Kill Van Kull strait, and New York Bay. It is just nine miles southeast of Newark and ten miles southwest of New York City. Its population is 63,024, a statistic that has shown consistent growth since the early 1990s. Bayonne shares a border with Jersey City by land, and New York’s Staten Islan...

Signs That Your Loved One is Addicted to Drugs

May 23
Holistic drug addiction treatment center, Summit Behavioral Health, offers insight into how to tell if your loved one is battling a drug addiction. There are some telltale signs that your family member is using or abusing drugs. The following are signs to look out for to determine if your loved one needs help for substance abuse: Being more secretive than normal. Some people are very pr...

How Does Insurance Work for Addiction Treatment?

May 20
Once a person has made the decision that he or she needs to seek treatment for addiction, one of his or her main concerns is how to pay for it. The good news is that there are some insurance options for them to choose from to help with the cost of addiction treatment. Both public and private health insurance typically covers at least a portion of the expenses for inpatient and outpatient tre...

What to Avoid While Going Through Drug Detox New Jersey Addiction Detox

May 16
Entering a detox facility for addiction treatment is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your family. Addiction is a progressive condition that only gets worse when left untreated, so going to detox may just be a life-saving endeavor. In detox, you are monitored by medical professionals around the clock, so that your withdrawal symptoms are managed, and you are made as co...

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Near Camden, New Jersey, by Serenity At Summit

May 13
The city of Camden, New Jersey is located in Camden County, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the 12th largest city in New Jersey, with a population of 77,344. Camden, the county seat of Camden County, consists of over twenty different neighborhoods and is home to major tourist attractions like the BB&T Pavilion, the USS New Jersey, Campbell’s Field, a...

How to Stop Enabling Your Addicted Loved One

May 09
Drug and alcohol rehab center, Serenity at Summit helps family members of addicted patients understand how to stop enabling behavior. What is an Enabler? An enabler is someone who unknowingly helps facilitate an individual’s addiction by eliminating the incentive for the addict to change. Enablers do not directly support the addiction, but their actions in trying to help their addict...

How Substance Abuse Causes Risky Behavior

May 09
One of the few good things about the opioid crisis is that it has shed much-needed light about substance abuse issues, and has triggered public debate about developing new ways of handling this challenge. Lawmakers and healthcare officials throughout the U.S. have implemented programs aimed at curbing the number of fatal overdoses among their residents, and in some instances, those progr...

Are ADHD Medications Addictive?

May 08
There are many people – especially children – who are diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S. every year. These patients are often prescribed medication to help them manage the symptoms of the disorder. While the medications can be very effective for the treatment of ADHD, they can also pose the risk of addiction when they are not used properly. One way...