Doctor explaining medication assisted treatment

What Are the Anti-Craving Medicines Used in MAT?

Studies show that individuals with an opioid use disorder (OUD) who attempt total abstinence following detox are significantly more likely to relapse than individuals with other addictions. Relapse is a normal part of the recovery process. However, relapsing on opioids carries a higher risk for fatal overdoses. Because of the power of opioids, individuals with…

Woman with coffee works on how to beat seasonal depression

3 Signs You Have Seasonal Depression

With the holidays upon us, Americans are revving up to shop, decorate, make travel arrangements, and mark their calendars for parties and celebrations with co-workers, friends, and family. While touted as the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season is fraught with anxiety and depression for millions of Americans. A significant number of…

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What Comes After Calling the NJ Addiction Hotline?

In the state of New Jersey, we are witnessing an opioid epidemic. In 2018, over 90% of reported overdose deaths were caused by opioids. If you have come to realize your substance abuse could become lethal, whether you’re using opioids or another substance, the first step is to call the NJ addiction hotline. Recognize that this is…