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Calling Medical Professionals In NJ, MA & PA

November 13
In their video, Refer Your Clients to Summit Behavioral Health, the organization’s Chief Operating Officer, Maria Ulmer MA, LMFT, CAADC, spoke directly to other medical professionals about referring clients with addiction issues to Summit, and how they handle the transition for both the provider and the client. Ulmer stressed the importance of communication between the referring doctor ...

Summit Behavioral Health Launches Health And Wellness Series

November 06
In a recently released video that is part of their Health and Wellness series, Summit Behavioral Health discusses what it is that separates their rehabilitation facilities from others. Chief Operating Officer, Maria Ulmer MA, LMFT, CAADC, answers questions about differences clients will experience when attending Summit versus other drug and alcohol addiction programs. Ulmer boils down S...

Serenity At Summit Offers Teen Addiction Treatment In New Jersey & Haverhill MA

November 03
Chief Operating Officer of Summit Behavioral Health, Maria Ulmer MA, LMFT, CAADC, recently recorded a video covering teen addiction treatment options as part  of to the organization’s Health and Wellness series. In this video, Ulmer discuss the addiction treatment programs that Summit offers to teens and young adults.   For teens who are between the ages of 14 and 18, Summit extends its ...

Choosing The Best Inpatient Fentanyl Addiction Rehab

October 23
The opioid epidemic is rampant in all parts of the country; there is no demographic that is not affected by it. More and more people are dying from overdoses of heroin and prescription painkillers like fentanyl. According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most recent dramatic increase follows the pattern that has been going on since 1999 when p...

The Evolution Of Marijuana - NJ Addiction Rehab To Host Lunch & Discussion

October 20
Summit Behavioral Health will host a lunch and discussion session for professional counselors titled, “Drug Trends: The Evolution of Marijuana” on Friday, November 10 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Summit Outpatient facility at 4065 Quakerbridge Road, West Windsor Township in New Jersey. The session will explore how the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana will affect counselor...

How To Support An Addict In Recovery

October 18
Throughout my experience as a professional counselor, whether it be in a treatment facility or a private practice setting, I’ve always found that when working with addiction, it’s best to have the family involved. As much family as possible. When it comes down to it, the support that a family provides to a patient recovering from addiction is essential to that patient’s success.   It...

Marijuana And Addiction

October 17
In recent years, marijuana has made headlines as state after state has passed laws either legalizing it completely or allowing its legal use in specific situations. Currently, 26 states and the District of Columbia have laws that permit marijuana use in some form, and three additional states have passed legalization laws but have yet to make them effective. With half of the country legalizin...

What You Should Know About Inpatient And Outpatient Rehab

October 16
People who struggle with alcohol addiction and drug dependency often require long-term treatment to manage their lives and prevent relapses. But the question is: What is the difference between inpatient and outpatient rehab? The answers are important, because of people suffering from addiction who commit to a drug treatment program, or an alcohol rehab program, need to understand wh...

Drug Deaths Hit All-Time High In Pennsylvania

October 13
Pennsylvania is one of the hardest hit states when it comes to drug use. The opioid epidemic that we see all across the nation is especially rampant in this north-eastern state, and that means that more and more people are dying drug-related deaths. Despite the attempts of Pennsylvania law enforcement and public officials to reduce the epidemic, the number of drug overdose deaths in the stat...

Drugs That Control Alcohol Addiction

October 02
What Are Some Facts About Alcohol Consumption Alcohol addiction is a problem that continues to plague people in the U.S., and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 25 percent of all adults 18 years of age or older said that they engaged in at least one day of binge drinking – defined as consuming five or more alcoholic beverages within a two-hour period. (1)...