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Ranking the Most Dangerous Drugs

Posted in drug abuse, Heroin Abuse, Massachusetts Addiction Center, Massachusetts drug rehab on October 25, 2016 | by bill

Unfortunately, it can be hard to keep track of how many drugs are currently causing destruction across the US in teens and young adults. British scientist Dr. David Nutt has created a ranking on the world’s current most dangerous drugs. This ranking takes into consideration the effects of the substance on both the user and Read more

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Get the Statistics on Alcohol Addiction

Posted in Alcoholism, Massachusetts Addiction Center, Massachusetts drug rehab on October 19, 2016 | by bill

Not only does alcohol abuse have severe consequences on your life, but it can personally affect those around you. Face It Together is a group of entrepreneurs who feel the biggest crisis our country faces are the disease of drug and alcohol addiction. Face It Together combines data analytics and chronic disease management to bring Read more

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New Anti Drug Program Stops Drug Use Before It Starts

Posted in Addiction, Drug-Free, New York Drug and Alcohol rehab on October 19, 2016 | by bill

Over the course of the War on Drugs, America has unleashed multiple efforts to stop kids and young teens from engaging in the use of drugs and alcohol. However, campaigns like Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” and the D.A.R.E Program did not turn out to be as successful as initially intended. In today’s world, it Read more

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New Bills aimed at Legalizing Marijuana in New Jersey

Posted in new jersey, New Jersey drug abuse, New Jersey Drug Laws on October 19, 2016 | by bill

Treatment Alternatives New Jersey reports that lawmakers in the state have proposed two different bills this year, both that share the same idea of legalizing marijuana in New Jersey, namely for adult use. Bill A4193 was proposed by Michael Patrick Carroll. This bill legalizes marijuana, giving it similar treatment as tobacco. Under approval of this Read more

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How to Spot the Signs of Intoxication

Posted in Addiction, Trends on October 18, 2016 | by bill

It is important to be able to identify when your friend or loved one is under the influence. It may seem difficult to spot the signs at first, however drug use takes a toll on your appearance, both immediately and long term. Treatment Alternatives recommends monitoring somebody’s behavior, appearance, personality, and attitude as surefire signs Read more

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Interactive App Helps New Jersey Community Fight Drugs

Posted in new jersey, New Jersey drug abuse, New Jersey Drug Treatment on October 11, 2016 | by bill

Rutgers School of Social Work has partnered with the New Jersey Prevention Network to develop a new interactive app that will help the Rutgers community collaboratively fight drug issues. The app is called “Be the One”. The idea that sparked the “Be the One” interactive app was that there are many influences throughout neighborhoods and Read more

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Addiction in the Workplace

Posted in Addiction, New Jersey drug rehab, New York Drug and Alcohol rehab, prescription drug problem on October 7, 2016 | by bill

A drug or alcohol addiction is devastating enough on the user and their loved ones, but oftentimes we overlook the negative effects on the American work force. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, over 70 percent of those abusing illicit drugs in America are currently employed. Most are binge drinkers, with Read more

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Heroin Epidemic Continues in New Jersey

Posted in Addiction, drug abuse, New Jersey drug abuse, New Jersey drug rehab on October 6, 2016 | by bill

Heroin abuse in New Jersey has been identified as the number one health care crisis in the Garden State right now.  Heroin use is spiking statewide, infesting big cities and suburbs alike. According to VICE News, from 2010 through 2013, New Jersey lost nearly 4,300 residents to drug related deaths. In 2014, there were 781 Read more

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Life After Recovery: What to Look Forward to

Posted in Massachusetts Addiction Center, Massachusetts drug rehab, recovery on October 4, 2016 | by bill

Battling a drug addiction and working your way through a recovery process can sometimes feel difficult, draining, and depressing. There can be times when former addicts are feeling discouraged or like there is nothing to look forward to in their life after recovery and treatment is through. Treatment Alternatives in Massachusetts understands that sometimes it’s Read more

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Common Roadblocks in Recovery

Posted in Addiction, Drug-Free, substance abuse on October 3, 2016 | by bill

Recovery is a lifelong commitment. It is a big decision and requires a lot of hard work. Treatment Alternatives understands there are common roadblocks in recovery a former addict may find themselves dealing with. -Thinking simply giving up drugs or alcohol is all you need for a successful recovery. Recovery requires treatment, a support group, Read more

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