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Tips for When Addiction and Mental Illness Co-Occur

May 03
New Jersey addiction rehab, Serenity at Summit, offers some useful tips for those who are suffering from co-occurring disorders. Tips for Continued Recovery of Co-Occurring Disorders Getting clean and sober is just the beginning of recovery for people with co-occurring disorders. Your continued recovery will depend on continuing psychiatric care, an addiction recovery program, utiliz...

The Role of Behavioral Counselors In Addiction Treatment

May 01
According to statistics, many big cities are experiencing significant delays in getting drug addicts and alcohol abusers into treatment facilities. For example, in Boston, wait times for people to get into residential treatment facilities average about 23 days, and more than 90 percent of detox programs in the city are at full capacity. Boston also accounts for 24 percent of statewide outpat...

What Happens When I Get to Drug Detox?

April 26
Drug and alcohol rehab center, Serenity at Summit, shares what clients can expect when they walk into drug detox. They know that making the decision to seek treatment for addiction isn’t easy, it takes a great leap of faith and a willingness to try to change. Knowing what to expect can help alleviate some of the fear and anxiety new clients feel upon entering detox.   Intake and Assessme...

New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility – How Do Drug Courts Work?

April 25
At addiction treatment center, Serenity at Summit, addiction professionals understand that drug and alcohol abuse and addiction often cause users to suffer legal consequences. Many offenses committed are related to drug or alcohol use and can best be handled in drug courts, where offenders are sometimes offered addiction treatment as an alternative to harsher penalties. What is Drug Cou...

The Abuse Of Prescription Drugs And The Role Of Drug Makers

April 24
The abuse of prescription drugs has become a major public health problem as people addicted to prescription painkillers and to illegal opiates like heroin continue to die of overdoses. The federal government has reacted to the opioid crisis by declaring it a public health emergency, which sounds good, but in reality, hasn’t done much to move the needle when it comes to lowering overdose ...

Overcome Addiction Near Elizabeth, New Jersey By Serenity At Summit

April 19
Elizabeth, New Jersey is the county seat and the largest city in Union County. The city has 124,949 residents and is located six miles south of Newark and about 17 miles southwest of New York City. It is bordered to the west by Roselle and Roselle Park, to the southwest by Linden, and northwest by Hillside and Union. It is just across the Newark Bay from Bayonne and Staten Island. Elizab...

Serenity At Summit Offers Addiction Treatment Near Trenton New Jersey

April 17
Trenton is the capital of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County, with a population of 84,913. It is a city that is rich in history, even once briefly the nation’s capital. Now, it’s home to many historical sites and museums. Trenton’s metropolitan area is categorized as part of the New York metropolitan area by the U.S. Census Bureau, however, it actually borders the Philadelphia, Pen...

Dealing With Feelings That Make You Want To Use Drugs Or Alcohol

April 16
Drug and alcohol addiction rehab, Serenity at Summit, understands that emotions can be one of the biggest triggers that causes people who are in recovery to want to use drugs or alcohol again. Not knowing how to deal with triggering emotions can quickly lead to relapse. Anxiety, depression, anger, boredom, loneliness and even positive emotions like joy and excitement are some of the mor...

How to Be Sociable In Early Addiction Recovery

March 19
New Jersey addiction rehab, Summit Behavioral Health, knows that early recovery can be a time of vulnerability and fragility. So how can you maintain and make new friendships while in your new founded recovery? It’s important that you take your time when you are in early sobriety and not rush into anything that you will be unable to handle. But, there will come a time that you begin to feel ...

How Long Does Drug Detox Take? Boston Drug And Alcohol Treatment Facility

February 26
Boston addiction treatment center Serenity at Summit located in Haverhill, MA discusses how long, in general, it takes to detox from specific types of drugs and alcohol. What Are the General Detox Timeframes? Different substances affect the mind and body in different ways. That means that the detox timeframe for different substances and different individuals can vary greatly. Here ...