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5 Tips To Recovering A Good Night Sleep

July 26
Waking up refreshed after a good night sleep is priceless. If you’re in early recovery, you know (more than anyone else) exactly what I mean. Maybe a mother to a newborn child also knows the struggle, but I think we’d agree – it’s different. Your body is still recharging from a rough run and one of the best ways we rally is through rest. Sleep not only restores physical energy but also helps...

7 Reasons You Need The Best Medical Drug Detox In New Jersey

July 25
Long-term drug use can harm your body in significant ways, and until you decide to stop taking drugs and commit to a rehabilitation program, it’s doubtful that you will get better. But when you’re in the throes of an addiction, it’s difficult to understand why detox is the best solution for you. That’s why the people who love and care about you can gain that understanding on your behalf by l...

The Shocking Truth About Drug And Alcohol Abuse In College

July 21
The most recent national survey about drug and alcohol abuse among college-age adults provides relevant information about the attitudes and practices of this demographic that is far more likely to indulge in these excessive activities. But information is useless without actionable solutions so here are five key takeaways from the 2015 National Institute on Drug Abuse survey that can help cra...

20 Celebrities Who Gave Up Alcohol For Sobriety

July 20
When you’re struggling with a Drug & alcohol addiction, it can help to know you’re not alone. Alcoholism affects 13.8 million Americans, but stats like this can feel like just another number when you’re in the grips of a serious dependency on alcohol. Sometimes, it helps to have a role model to look up to. Knowing that another person went through what you’re going through and came ou...

70% Of All Water Recreation Deaths Involve Alcohol

July 18
If you’ve ever spent a hot summer day on a boat or lounging around a pool, you know that the sun intensifies the effects of alcohol. High temps and the hot sun beating down leads to dehydration, and this can make anyone more susceptible to intoxication. Sadly, alcohol plays a prominent role in water recreation deaths. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (N...

Summit Behavioral Health’s Director To Appear At Recovery 360 Conference

July 17
Summit Behavioral Health is proud to announce that Executive Director of Medical Services  Dr. Patricia Allen will be a presenter at Recovery 360 Conference Sponsored by Pyramid Healthcare that takes place from July 20 to July 21 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Allen’s presentation will cover innovative testing methods for patients who suffe...

Will Smoking Disappear By 2050?

July 14
Anyone who has ever tried to give up smoking knows it can be an especially difficult challenge. Because research shows that smoking and drinking alcohol often go hand in hand, it’s important for people who wish to stop drinking to also make an effort to give up cigarettes. Stopping smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Data from the CDC shows that the number of pe...

Marijuana Use Increases The Risk Of Fatal Car Accidents

July 12
Even short-term marijuana use can be deadly on the road Everyone knows — or should know — that getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol is dangerous. Now, a new study shows that smoking marijuana before you drive increases your risk of being involved in a fatal car accident. The study also reveals that even short-term marijuana use can be deadly on the road, especially when it’s ...

Pennsylvania’s Heroin Epidemic Hits Its Most Vulnerable - Newborns

July 11
It’s not news that Pennsylvania is in the throes of an opioid epidemic that is claiming thousands of lives each year and ever-increasing as time passes. It is known as one of the hotbeds of the epidemic and is deemed by the state’s drug and alcohol secretary as “the worst overdose crisis in the history of humanity.” The opioid drug problem in Pennsylvania affects everyone, including women. I...

How A Knee Surgery Can Lead To Drug Addiction

July 10
Americans might not be familiar with Ant McPartlin, but many can probably identify with the struggles he faced after he became addicted to prescription painkillers following a knee surgery. One-half of the popular British comedy duo Ant and Dec, McPartlin has come forward with his story in the hope of spreading awareness about the dangers of prescription drug use. According to media ...