Substance Use Effects

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 Mental Health and Drug Addiction Programs In New Jersey
by Staff Writer / August 14 / Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Mental Health and Drug Addiction Programs In New Jersey

The link between these proposals and what is happening in New Jersey is clear Multiple studies have shown that one of the most effective ways to help addicts regain control of ...

by Staff Writer / September 15 / Comments Off on Why Is Cocaine So Highly Addictive?
by: Staff Writer September 15

Scientists and the Drug Enforcement Administration widely recognize cocaine as one of the most addictive and inherently dangerous illicit drugs on the market. The national overdose rate for cocaine has ...

Consequences of Addiction in 2016
by Staff Writer / August 16 / Comments Off on The Consequences Of Addiction In 2016
by: Staff Writer August 16

Addiction has always been a serious illness that impacts a wide cross-section of men and women. Many individuals have generations of family members who have struggled with alcoholism or drug ...

Hopeless Teen-The Most Addictive Illegal Drug
by Staff Writer / April 1 / Comments Off on What Is The Most Addictive Illegal Drug?

Each year, news stories are published highlighting the dangers of a new illegal drug. In the 1970s, benzodiazepines, such as Valium, were a rapidly growing trend. During the 1980s, crack ...

by Staff Writer / February 18 / Comments Off on Adderall’s Effect On The Brain: Summit’s Patricia Allen Explains

Adderall can be helpful to individuals who struggle with narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but the prescription drug comes with a laundry list of potential side effects, and ...

by Staff Writer / February 9 / Comments Off on Super Bowl Ad On Opioids’ Side Effects: Summit’s Dr. Drew Offers Perspective To Mic.com

Did you catch the opioid-related commercial during Super Bowl 50? The 1-minute spot, titled "Envy," covered two topics rarely seen during the annual ad frenzy: constipation and opioid use. The commercial reportedly ...

by Staff Writer / January 21 / Comments Off on Panic vs. Panic Attack: Summit’s Patricia Allen Explains To Men’s Health

Everybody panics at times, but not everybody has had a panic attack. Men's Health explored the difference between the two earlier this week in an article that features our very ...

by Staff Writer / January 21 / Comments Off on Cocaine’s Dangerous Effect On The Brain: Dr. Stanley Shares Insight To Mic.com

Did you know that the brain eats itself, in a sense, when somebody gets high on cocaine? Media company Mic.com, which focuses on a millennial audience, took a closer look ...

What Is GHB-Is It Dangerous-Get Help For Drug Addiction-SummitHelps
by Staff Writer / September 1 / Comments Off on What Is GHB And Is It Dangerous?
by: Staff Writer September 1

GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is an illegally-produced drug that is commonly referred to as a “club drug”. This club drug is being abused by a growing number of teens and young ...

Signs Of Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism - Summit Behavioral Health
by Staff Writer / October 27 / Comments Off on Signs Of Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
by: Staff Writer October 27

The problem with alcohol abuse is that this substance is not only legal but socially acceptable among adults. A person can be a social drinker for years and slowly start ...

Personalized Cocaine Addiction Rehab | Cocaine Use Health Risks
by Staff Writer / July 7 / Comments Off on Are The Compulsions To Use Cocaine More Complicated Than We Think?

Cocaine may be a recreational drug of choice for some people, but its effect on a user's brain is far from a casual matter. This drug was used in medicine ...