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Long-Term Side Effects of Heroin on the Brain & Body

Long-Term Side Effects of Heroin on the Brain & Body

What are the Long-Term Effects of Heroin Use on the Body? Repeated, long-term heroin use not only changes a person’s physical appearance and behavior, but also damages the body and changes the physiology of the brain. Imbalances in the neuronal and hormonal systems are not easily repaired and can take many years of treatment and […]

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Warning Signs your Relationship is Codependent

Warning Signs your Relationship is Codependent

Codependent Relationship: Warning Signs, Symptoms & Behavior A relationship is deemed codependent when one person is the sole caretaker and the other continues to take advantage. Codependent relationships are extremely common among people suffering with substance abuse issues. Oftentimes, the extent of care enables the partner’s addictive behavior, and a dangerous cycle takes shape that […]

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Silver Linings Recovery Center Opens 2nd Location in Mercer County, NJ

Silver Linings Recovery Center Opens 2nd Location in Mercer County, NJ

Silver Linings Recovery Center Now Open in East Windsor, NJ Silver Linings Recovery Center is proud to announce the expansion of our addiction recovery into Mercer County, NJ. In December 2021, we opened the doors to a second facility located in the beautiful, peaceful town of East Windsor, Mercer County, NJ. Our mission is to […]

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Expert Tips to Help you Accomplish Dry January

Expert Tips to Help you Accomplish Dry January

Dry January Tips to Help Stick to your Goals Even if you do not struggle with an alcohol addiction, cutting down on drinking is a smart and healthy choice for your mind and body. After a long holiday season filled with lots of food, drinking and parties people take this opportunity to kick the new […]

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Recovery Life Coach vs. Addiction Therapist

Recovery Life Coach vs. Addiction Therapist

Differences & Benefits of Recovery Life Coach & Addiction Therapist It is nearly impossible to face the journey to long-term sobriety alone. Ideally, you will have a team consisting of a sponsor, sober peers, an addition therapist and a recovery life coach to guide and support you every step of the way. If you’re unsure […]

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Warning Signs of Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Warning Signs of Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Relapse Warning Signs to Look Out For Addiction recovery is something that must be worked on every single day. The path to sobriety looks very different for all people attempting to break the chains of substance abuse. Every year thousands of people seek treatment to quit their drug of choice but end up failing and […]

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Creative Christmas Gifts for Someone in Addiction Recovery

Creative Christmas Gifts for Someone in Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery Christmas & Holiday Gifts The Christmas holiday can be a difficult time for those in addiction recovery. Company and personal holiday parties can lead to immense temptation, which prompts anxiety and can even lead to relapse if the person is not careful. If you have a loved one in any stage of addiction […]

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Questions to Ask when Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility

Questions to Ask when Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility

Rehabilitation Facility Questions to Ask Before Admission Choosing a drug and alcohol detox & addiction treatment center is the first step in your long-term recovery process. You not only want to want to make sure they can provide the best treatment and support possible, but also that their philosophies are in line with your values […]

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What is the difference between opiates and opioids?

What is the difference between opiates and opioids?

Opioids vs. Opiates: What are the Key Differences? Many treatment centers and news reports will use the term “opioids” as an umbrella term for both opioids and opiates when describing the ongoing public health crisis, addiction and overdose deaths widespread across the United States. However, it is important to understand the difference between these two […]

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Benefits of Adopting a Pet for Addiction Recovery

Benefits of Adopting a Pet for Addiction Recovery

How Pets can Help during Addiction Recovery Journey Throughout your journey out of drug and alcohol addiction into long-term sobriety you will discover many coping mechanisms that keep you from falling into depressing, loneliness and relapse. Many people find art, yoga, exercise, reading and other such sober hobbies very therapeutic and successful. But if you’re […]

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