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Listening Can Help

  May 24, 2014   No comments

Many people who know someone battling drug or alcohol addiction may think, “ there is nothing I can do to help them.” You may feel lost because you want them

The Importance of Meetings

  May 23, 2014   No comments

Many people just starting out in the early stages of recovery may think, “why do I have to attend” these stupid meetings? Many are pessimistic that attending meeting will actually

Relapse and Addiction

  May 19, 2014   No comments

Many people who suffer from addiction have a fear of relapsing. They finally found the courage to seek help and they may successfully adhere to the treatment guidelines and begin

A Loved One and Addiction

  May 16, 2014   No comments

When you find out a loved one is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you may feel scared, upset or even angry. At first you may be in shock or denial

Christie Speaks About Prescription Drug Abuse

  May 14, 2014   No comments

Recently, Gov. Christie attended the funeral of a close friend who died as a result of being addicted to prescription pain medication. After describing how deeply this affected him, he

Pleading the fifth or taking the fifth

  May 12, 2014   No comments

Coming into this program of recovery, they tell us if we do “the work” the promises of a new freedom and a new happiness will come true for us. What

Salem County Recognizes Drug Court Graduates

  May 8, 2014   No comments

Salem County hosted the first of three Drug Court Graduation ceremonies on Monday, May 5, 2014. The Drug Court program is a way to rehabilitate those that are charged with

Zac Efron Speaks Out About His Addiction

  May 7, 2014   No comments

Zac Efron who is best known for his starring role in “High School Musical” speaks out about his battle with addiction. The 26-year old actor sought treatment for his addiction

Addiction and Young Adults

  May 6, 2014   No comments

Addiction can be described as a condition of being abnormally dependent on some habit. Addiction can be physical or psychological and in most cases is both. More common than not,

The Importance of Support During Recovery

  May 5, 2014   No comments

As addiction to drugs and alcohol continues to rise, researchers have found that a strong support group will help patients through recovery. Nearly 50 percent of those who seek treatment