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Video Series – What Are The Treatment Programs At Summit Behavioral Health

September 29, 2017
In a recent addition to their Health and Wellness series of videos, Summit Behavioral Health’s Chief Operating Officer, Maria Ulmer MA, LMFT, CAADC, spoke about the types of drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs the organization offers to clients. Ulmer reports in the video that Summit currently offers two types of inpatient treatment – medical detoxification and residential reha...

Teen Addiction – Are Your Kids Addicted To Screens?

September 28, 2017
These days, you can’t go anywhere without seeing people looking down at their smartphones. And any home that has kids has video game consoles, laptops, and tablets – screens are everywhere, and our children, who have grown up with them, are becoming more and more dependent on them in their daily lives. It used to be that kids would go outside and play, ride their bikes, and interact with...

Video Explains – What Is Dual Diagnosis & Co-Occurring Disorders

September 26, 2017
Summit Behavioral Health’s Chief Operating Officer, Maria Ulmer MA, LMFT, CAADC, explains what dual-diagnosis is and how Summit approaches the treatment for clients who have it in a recent video on the organization’s website. Summit’s treatment facilities often see clients suffering from dual-diagnosis (also called co-occurring disorders), which occurs when a person presents with two disorde...

Drug Addiction Expert Breaks Down The Up-tick In Adolescent Overdoses

September 22, 2017
When it comes to acknowledging the Opioid Epidemic, the US has been faced with some harsh realities over the past several months. Most notable of all is a recent report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) which cites findings that the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years of age is now Accidental Death by Drug Overdose. The 2016 count of lives lost exceeds 64,000 and is a...

Summit Behavioral Health Will Sponsor 2017 Drug Prevention Walk In Cranford, NJ

September 21, 2017
Summit Behavioral Health is a major sponsor of the 2017 Drug Prevention Walk that takes place Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at Nomahegan Park, 1024, Springfield Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016. The theme of this year’s walk is ‘Invest in recovery instead of paying the price of addiction,’ and one of the major fundraising goals is to support the Raymond Lesniak ESH Recovery H...

Summit Behavioral Health To Hold Event During Cape Cod Symposium

September 20, 2017
Summit Behavioral Health’s Haverhill, Massachusetts facility, Serenity at Summit, will host the 2nd Annual Beachside Bash during the Cape Cod Symposium on September 15th. The event is set to begin at 5:00 p.m. and will include dinner, live music, social lounges, and a dessert. Attending the event will be the Summit Behavioral Health Marketing and Leadership team. Guest of the event will...

Summit Behavioral Health Drug & Alcohol Addiction Center Celebrates 5 Years

September 18, 2017
It was just five years ago that we were celebrating at the Open House of a premier treatment provider joining the Mercer County community in it is efforts to help those struggling with substance use disorders. On September 12, 2012 the Summit Behavioral Health Princeton Junction Outpatient site was born. Visit Our 5-year journey timeline It is with great pride and gratitude that we c...

What Is Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?

September 13, 2017
Post acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS), also known as chronic withdrawal or protracted withdrawal, encompasses a wide variety of symptoms (sometime debilitating) that continue after acute withdrawal from stopping drug or alcohol use is over. Depending on the substance and how it was used, these symptoms can hang on for a long period of time, causing discomfort and frustration, which can lead ...

Searching For Effective Medications For Alcohol Addiction

August 23, 2017
Alcohol-related issues, resulting from drinking too much, too fast, or too often, are one of the most significant health issues in the U.S. Many Americans struggle with alcohol at some point in their lives. In fact, 17 million people ages 18 and over have an alcohol abuse disorder, and 10% of children live in a home with an adult who has a drinking problem. The good news is that people with ...

What You Need To Know About Mental Health And Drug Addiction Programs In NJ

August 21, 2017
Multiple studies have shown that one of the most effective ways to help addicts regain control of their lives is through mental health and drug addiction programs. But according to the CBS affiliate in Philadelphia, a recent proposal by Governor Chris Christie will change the way these programs are run in New Jersey. Christie’s proposal would shift mental health and drug addiction progra...