addiction

Partial hospitalization or IOP

What is the Difference Between Partial Hospitalization and IOP Therapy?

  Some people may not be able to attend an inpatient addiction rehab program. Is this the case for you? If so, there are other treatment programs. You could choose partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient programs. Both these can help you to overcome a drug or alcohol addiction. Both these treatments can provide you with … Read more

Fentanyl withdrawal timeline

Fentanyl Withdrawal Timeline

Finding Freedom From Fentanyl When most Americans think of drug abuse, they may think of cocaine, heroin, crystal meth, or other substances. In recent years, another drug called fentanyl has entered the conversation. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid, produced both legally and illegally. It is used to treat extreme pain. Illegal fentanyl, however, can wreak … Read more

How to Identify a Drug Addict

How to Identify a Drug Addict

How Do I Know How To Identify A Drug Addict? Identifying a drug addict proves harder than one might think. It might involve personality changes and mood swings. One hopes one would recognize those kinds of things. But addiction sufferers become quite skills at hiding their addictive behaviors. They see patterns in how those around … Read more

What Does Getting Sober Mean?

In the world of addiction and recovery, many people hear the phrase “getting sober”. What does this phrase mean? To be sober means to have no trace of an intoxicating substance in your system. To get sober is a process. Every person’s process is unique. Some people decide to stop drinking on their own, while … Read more

what is an opioid

What is an Opioid?

How to Spot an Opioid It can sometimes be confusing to know “What is an opioid?” This is because there are different types of opioids. Therefore, they behave in slightly different ways. Sometimes, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will even change the classification of a drug. It may call a drug an opioid at … Read more

NJ Drug Treatment Centers

NJ Drug Treatment Centers

NJ Drug Treatment Centers If you or a loved one live in NJ and suffer from drug addiction, our treatment facility offers a solution-focused approach to recovery. New Jersey is a northeastern state with miles and miles of beautiful Atlantic coast. Along with the rest of the country, the state of New Jersey has its … Read more

Drug Treatment New Jersey Near Me

Drug Treatment New Jersey Near Me

Drug Treatment New Jersey Near Me If you or a loved one live in New Jersey or out-of-state and suffer from drug abuse, we can help you find the best drug treatment centers. Everyone is aware that New Jersey and the rest of the country are in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Overdose fatalities … Read more

Why is Fentanyl Added to Heroin Bags?

Why is Fentanyl Added to Heroin Bags?

Why is Fentanyl Added to Heroin Bags? Fentanyl is added to heroin bags because it is cheaper than heroin, yet more powerful. Dealers will ‘cut’ heroin with fentanyl to make more money, while taking more lives due to opioid overdoses. Heroin is an illicit opioid, derived from morphine, that has become a very popular drug … Read more

Finding Healthy New Passions in Early Sobriety

Finding Healthy New Passions in Early Sobriety

Finding Healthy New Passions in Early Sobriety One of the reasons many of us turned to a life of addiction was because we were unhappy, therefore it’s time to reverse that into happiness. Being someone who has struggled with addiction for 25 plus years myself, I have always said that if I could finally figure … Read more

Are Opiates Only Prescribed for Chronic Pain?

Are Opiates Only Prescribed for Chronic Pain?

Are Opiates Only Prescribed for Chronic Pain? Opiates can reduce chronic and acute pain with short-term use, but they have serious risks that include addiction and fatal overdoses. They are dangerous drugs that should never be given to someone with a history of substance abuse. Opiates are highly addictive narcotic medications that work in the … Read more