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How Synthetic Opioids Are Impacting Substance Abuse
by Staff Writer / April 17 / Comments Off on How Synthetic Opioids Are Impacting Substance Abuse

Trying to pin down how many people suffer from substance abuse in the U.S. is something of a moving target, because different surveys use different collection methods. However, respected organizations ...

What Life Is Like for People Who Abuse Prescription Drugs and Illegal Opioids
by Staff Writer / April 9 / Comments Off on What Life Is Like for People Who Abuse Prescription Drugs and Illegal Opioids

The opioid crisis is an important issue, because people who are hooked on prescription drugs, and people who are addicted to illegal opiates like heroin are dying at record rates. ...

Teenage Substance Abuse
by Staff Writer / February 20 / Comments Off on Substance Abuse Prevention for Teenagers
by: Staff Writer February 20

Teenagers are more likely to try experimenting with substances than adults are, and the consequences of doing so can be long-lasting. In fact, studies show that people who begin using ...

What You Need to Know About Naloxone
by Staff Writer / January 31 / Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Naloxone
by: Staff Writer January 31

The opioid epidemic in the U.S. is in full swing. In 2016 there were more deaths from drug overdoses than any other year previously, and almost two-thirds of those deaths ...

4 Ways to Deal with Anger in Recovery
by Staff Writer / January 24 / Comments Off on 4 Ways to Deal with Anger in Recovery
by: Staff Writer January 24

Anger is a universal feeling that everyone has from time to time. People typically feel it when they perceive that they have been wronged or mistreated in some way. There ...

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by Staff Writer / January 23 / Comments Off on Serenity at Summit Announces Relocation To New Facility

The outpatient facility provides personalized addiction treatment in a welcoming environment Serenity at Summit is proud to announce its relocation to a new outpatient facility at 83 Hanover Road, Suite 160, ...

What You Need to Know About Drug Detox
by Staff Writer / January 22 / Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Drug Detox
by: Staff Writer January 22

Detoxification, or riding your body of drugs or alcohol, is the first crucial step of the recovery process. It’s so significant that you really cannot start moving forward in recovery ...

Pharmacogenetics: Individualized Drug Therapy for Addiction
by Staff Writer / January 18 / Comments Off on Pharmacogenetics: Individualized Drug Therapy for Addiction

Substance addiction is a very complex disorder with many factors at play, making it difficult for doctors to always know what the best method of treatment is for each of ...

Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse in Teens
by Staff Writer / December 20 / Comments Off on Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse in Teens
by: Staff Writer December 20

During a time when teens are meant to be attending school dances, enjoying summer vacation, and graduating from high school, they are often instead participating in underage drinking. Teenage drinking ...