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New Jersey Alcohol Addiction Center – Help Your Clients Manage Holiday Stress

December 19, 2016
The holidays mean time spent with family that often stirs up hidden emotions for those in early recovery causing great potential for alcohol abuse. The holidays can be filled with mixed emotions for those in early recovery. There’s often a sense of excitement about experiencing the joy of the season and gratitude to be able to share this special time with those close to us.  And yet many...

Does Drug Addiction Have To Lead To Divorce?

December 19, 2016
If you struggle with addiction or substance abuse, you already know that drug addiction has a way of creeping into every corner of your life. From performance at work to your relationships with your children, addiction can influence your emotions and the way you react to everyday stressors. It’s no surprise, then, that addiction can also take a serious toll on a marriage. Addiction also ...

Drug Addiction: The Shocking And Disastrous Tie To Trauma Exposed

December 16, 2016
There is a powerful connection that exists between trauma victims and substance abuse or addiction. Many people who have experienced a traumatic event or suffered ongoing trauma, turn to drugs or alcohol as a way to cope with negative emotions. While this type of self-medicating often works – at least temporarily – to quiet the sufferer’s feelings and memories, it can ultimately lead to addi...

Host An Alcohol Free Christmas Party- Keep Your Friends Out Of Alcohol Detox

December 15, 2016
Christmas is quickly approaching, which means plenty of parties, get-togethers, and mandatory work celebrations. Although you can’t always control whether alcohol will make an appearance at events hosted by others, you can host an alcohol-free celebration that is plenty of fun. Here are several ways to ensure your event is a success and you keep your friends out of alcohol detox. Be Sele...

Drug Addiction: The Five Most Common Substances Abused

December 15, 2016
Addiction comes in all shapes and sizes. Furthermore, a drug addiction doesn’t have to feature an illegal substance to cause serious health problems or disruptions in a person’s life. If you struggle with addiction, it may be helpful to know that you are by no means alone. Although addiction can often make a person feel isolated, knowing that others experience the same issue can be a sou...

Indulge Yourself For The Holidays – Not Your Alcohol Addiction

December 13, 2016
The holiday season is a time during which people gather to spend quality time with friends and loved ones. It’s also a season of parties, which often means alcohol. For someone recovering from alcohol addiction, it can feel like someone is offering you a drink everywhere you turn. Suddenly, what is supposed to be a joyful, relaxing time is more of a nightmare of stress and anxiety. Fortu...

HIGHS, LOWS, INSOMNIA, and DRUGS: JUST PART OF BEING SUCCESSFUL

May 18, 2016
Michael always had highs and lows, difficulty sleeping, and terrible fears of not being good enough or failing. In high school he just thought these feelings were part of the stress and pressure of being popular, a high school football star, and maintaining good grades. He was the star quarterback in high school, had good grades and was popular. Being up and down and not sleeping were just a...

Finding The Right Detox Program in New Jersey

March 12, 2016
  Detox program at New Jersey Detox Treatment Center Summit Behavioral Health, medical and addiction professionals guide you through the process of detoxification and treat symptoms of withdrawal. How Long Does It Take To Get Over The Initial Discomfort Of Sobriety? Whether you’re new to recovery or just thinking that it’s time to start looking into treatment, you probably have s...