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Why You Need Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Posted in Addiction, drug abuse, New Jersey Drug Laws, New Jersey Drug Treatment on November 25, 2015 | by bill

Did you know that mental health disorders are much more common among addicts than they are among the general population? Rehab centers in New Jersey have noted that it is very common for people with depression and bipolar disorder to also heavily drink, abuse painkillers and sedatives, and use and use a variety of other Read more

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Top Three Substance Abuse Treatment Myths

Posted in Addiction, Treatment, treatment alternatives on November 19, 2015 | by bill

For those going through substance abuse treatment at one of the many treatment centers in South Florida, then you are probably no stranger to misconceptions. Especially when it comes to your family and friends, chances are they do not fully understand drug addiction and what it entails. Luckily, you are not the only one that Read more

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Ulster County: Where Heroin Use Rates Rise the Fastest

Posted in Addiction, New Jersey Drug Treatment, New York Drug and Alcohol rehab on November 19, 2015 | by bill

Within the past four years, New York has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people using and overdosing from heroin. Specifically, New York’s upstate counties have had the most trouble with the staggering increase in the number of people abusing heroin. Contrary to the previous stereotype of heroin use being an inner city Read more

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– New Jersey Classifies Drug Addiction as a Mental Illness

Posted in Addiction, New Jersey Drug Laws, New Jersey Drug Treatment on November 19, 2015 | by bill

What makes New Jersey one of the most progressive states regarding substance abuse treatment? Bill A3227 classifies drug addiction as a mental illness. This bill defines drug addiction as a mental illness, thus allowing judges to use legal power to involuntarily admit addicts into New Jersey drug treatment programs. The assemblyman who drafted the bill, Read more

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How Past Drug Related Offenses Can Affect Your Recovery Today

Posted in Addiction, Alcoholism, Massachusetts Addiction Center, recovery on November 18, 2015 | by bill

Chances are, when you were at the height of your substance abuse addiction you were not exactly thinking things through clearly. The main objective before you entered into a Massachusetts drug rehab program was to score your next high – not worrying about the consequences of your actions. Having a criminal record can affect your Read more

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Drug Offenders Being Sent to New York Drug Treatment Facilities Instead of Prison

Posted in New York Drug and Alcohol rehab, Treatment on November 11, 2015 | by bill

Tackling a new way of approaching drug laws, the state of New York has recently set in place a new set of laws that get drug offenders out of prison and into New York drug treatment programs. In a new approach to dealing with New York’s seemingly never-ending substance abuse problem, the state is paving Read more

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Bumps in the Road When Sobering Up

Posted in Addiction, Alcoholism, Massachusetts Addiction Center, recovery on November 9, 2015 | by bill

  Making the decision to get sober is never easy, and actually getting sober is even harder. While there is no doubt about it that you will wish you had gotten sober sooner, the actual process itself may challenge and push you to your limits. In order to best prepare yourself for your stay at Read more

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Can I Receive Treatment for More than One Addiction?

Posted in Addiction, Treatment on November 8, 2015 | by bill

While having one addiction may seem like a lot to handle, having to tackle multiple addictions can seem downright overwhelming. This very reason makes the assistance of a Boca Raton, Florida drug rehab all the more important. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, anyone who has abused three or more classes Read more

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How Do You Know if You Need Medically Supported Detox?

Posted in Addiction, Detox, New Jersey Drug Treatment on November 7, 2015 | by bill

Before you officially enter into New Jersey substance abuse treatment, you will need to complete a drug detox first. However, how do you know if you need medically supported detox? Let Treatment Alternatives of New Jersey give you all the answers you need. While you may be tempted to simply detox at home, this is Read more

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New Jersey May Require Doctor-Patient Discussions about the Risks of Opioids

Posted in Addiction, Alcoholism, New Jersey Drug Treatment, Opiate Abuse, Uncategorized on November 7, 2015 | by bill

In an effort to fight the rising rates of drug abuse in the northeast, New Jersey may require doctor-patient discussions about the risks of opioids. However, some doctors fear that the mandatory talk could scare away patients from getting help from New Jersey drug treatment programs. Senator Joseph Vitale is sponsoring a bill that would Read more

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