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How Substance Abuse Causes Risky Behavior

New Jersey, 05/09/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ One of the few good things about the opioid crisis is that it has shed much-needed light about substance abuse issues, and has triggered public debate about developing new ways of handling this challenge. Lawmakers and healthcare officials throughout the U.S. have implemented programs aimed at curbing the number of fatal overdoses among their residents, and...

Are ADHD Medications Addictive?

New Jersey, 05/08/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ There are many people – especially children – who are diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S. every year. These patients are often prescribed medication to help them manage the symptoms of the disorder. While the medications can be very effective for the treatment of ADHD, they can also pose the risk of addiction when they...

Tips for When Addiction and Mental Illness Co-Occur

New Jersey, 05/03/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ New Jersey addiction rehab, Serenity at Summit, offers some useful tips for those who are suffering from co-occurring disorders. Tips for Continued Recovery of Co-Occurring Disorders Getting clean and sober is just the beginning of recovery for people with co-occurring disorders. Your continued recovery will depend on continuing psychiatric care, an addiction...

The Role of Behavioral Counselors In Addiction Treatment

New Jersey, 05/01/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ According to statistics, many big cities are experiencing significant delays in getting drug addicts and alcohol abusers into treatment facilities. For example, in Boston, wait times for people to get into residential treatment facilities average about 23 days, and more than 90 percent of detox programs in the city are at full capacity. Boston also accounts for...

Are Toxic Air Pollutants Linked With Arthritis

Riverdale, NJ, 05/01/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ Air pollution can cause a number of different health problems depending upon factors like the kind of air pollutant a person is exposed to, the concentration of the pollutant, and the person’s individual genetics. It’s long been known that air pollution can lead to the development of cardiovascular and respiratory ailments. This makes sense, as the...

What Happens When I Get to Drug Detox?

New Jersey, 04/26/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ Drug and alcohol rehab center, Serenity at Summit, shares what clients can expect when they walk into drug detox. They know that making the decision to seek treatment for addiction isn’t easy, it takes a great leap of faith and a willingness to try to change. Knowing what to expect can help alleviate some of the fear and anxiety new clients feel upon entering...

Can I See My Own Doctor If I am Injured at Work?

Philadelphia, 04/25/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney, Rand Spear, is often asked about the restrictions on which doctors you are able to see when you suffer a workplace injury. Many people want to see their own doctor but are told they must see a specific company-chosen doctor. Here, Rand Spear explains the restrictions and what you need to do to ensure you receive...

New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility – How Do Drug Courts Work?

New Jersey, 04/25/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ At addiction treatment center, Serenity at Summit, addiction professionals understand that drug and alcohol abuse and addiction often cause users to suffer legal consequences. Many offenses committed are related to drug or alcohol use and can best be handled in drug courts, where offenders are sometimes offered addiction treatment as an alternative to harsher...

The Abuse Of Prescription Drugs And The Role Of Drug Makers

New Jersey, 04/24/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ The abuse of prescription drugs has become a major public health problem as people addicted to prescription painkillers and to illegal opiates like heroin continue to die of overdoses. The federal government has reacted to the opioid crisis by declaring it a public health emergency, which sounds good, but in reality, hasn’t done much to move the needle when...

Overcome Addiction Near Elizabeth, New Jersey By Serenity At Summit

New Jersey, NJ, 04/19/2018 /SubmitPressRelease123/ Elizabeth, New Jersey is the county seat and the largest city in Union County. The city has 124,949 residents and is located six miles south of Newark and about 17 miles southwest of New York City. It is bordered to the west by Roselle and Roselle Park, to the southwest by Linden, and northwest by Hillside and Union. It is just across the Newark Bay from Bayonne...