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The Connection Between Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Eating Disorders

January 17
Leading New Jersey drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, Summit Behavioral Health, discusses how drug or alcohol addiction and eating disorders are often connected. Drug or alcohol addiction affects about 50% of those who suffer from eating disorders, compared to only about 9% of the general population. Both are chronic, relapsing conditions that require treatment and ongoing maintena...

How To Talk To Your Employer About Your Trip To Rehab

January 12
Residential drug and alcohol treatment facility, Serenity at Summit, provides Massachusetts and Pennsylvania residents with advice about how to handle talking with your employer when you decide to go to residential addiction treatment. This is often a huge concern for people who are struggling with addiction because they are afraid of the impact it will have on their jobs. However, when you ...

Study Finds Millennials More Likely To Seek Addiction Treatment

January 04
At Serenity at Summit treatment centers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, behavioral counselors have witnessed an influx of Millennials seeking help for their addictions. Surprisingly, this “entitled” generation of young adults is willing to follow a customized substance abuse treatment plan to cope with drug and alcohol problems, and get on the path to recovery.   “It s...

Tips to Remember While in Addiction Treatment

December 28, 2017
Residential drug and alcohol treatment facility, Serenity at Summit offers some helpful tips for you or your loved one as you go through addiction treatment. These tips are important to remember as you get started with your recovery. Don’t Forget Why You Are There You know that you need help for your addiction. But when you actually get to detox, and then rehab, your addiction may t...

The Opioid Epidemic: How It is Affecting Our Children

December 15, 2017
Holistic drug and alcohol treatment facility, Serenity at Summit, in Haverhill, Massachusetts, understands the impact that addiction has on families. Drug and alcohol addiction doesn’t only affect the person using or drinking – it works its way into every family member’s or loved one’s life, including children. Parental Drug Abuse – By the Numbers The number of children living in h...

The Opioid Epidemic: Is History Repeating Itself?

December 14, 2017
Leading New Jersey drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, Summit Behavioral Health, weighs in on the opioid epidemic that is plaguing the nation and how it mirrors other drug epidemics from the past. The Current State of the Opioid Epidemic What started out as a new way to treat acute and chronic pain has fast become an epidemic of drug abuse and drug deaths. Opioid painkille...

New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility – Is Treatment A Secret?

December 12, 2017
New Jersey addiction treatment center, Summit Behavioral Health, helps people who have been through treatment understand some of the responses they may receive when talking about their experience. When You Get Out of Treatment Now that you are out of treatment, you may be wondering if you should let people know. Ultimately, the choice of whether or not to tell is yours. If you decide...

How Professional Treatment Programs Help Addiction

December 01, 2017
New Jersey drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, Summit Behavioral Health, shares the benefits of getting help from a professional drug and alcohol treatment facility. How Does Professional Treatment Help Addiction? While the rate of relapse among those in early recovery is high, the best chance of long-term sobriety is professional treatment. Studies have shown that getting ...

How Residential Addiction Treatment Can Change Lives

November 29, 2017
Residential drug and alcohol treatment facility, Serenity at Summit, sees the difference that residential drug and alcohol treatment can make in the lives of their patients every day, and they want to share it. When people are in active addiction, their lives are chaotic and full of negative consequences. Taking the steps to get sober and get out from under those negative consequences i...

Calling Medical Professionals In NJ, MA & PA

November 13, 2017
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 ...