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Am I an Alcoholic? Key Warning Signs of Alcoholism

Am I an Alcoholic? Key Warning Signs of Alcoholism

A Guide to Understanding the Signs of High-Functioning Alcoholism Alcoholism and alcohol abuse disorder look very different from the stereotypes we see on television and in movies. Sometimes alcoholics resort to theft to buy booze, get a DUI or end up homeless, but more often than not those abusing alcohol are still able to maintain […]

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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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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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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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Telltale Signs to Identify Substance Abuse Disorder

Telltale Signs to Identify Substance Abuse Disorder

Common Signs to Identify Substance Abuse & Drug Addiction An addiction to drugs (illicit or prescription) or alcohol is defined as the physical and psychological need to use a specific substance without thought to the harm, effects or consequences to the user or their family. While many people think it is obvious to identify substance […]

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Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery: Why is it Important?

Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery: Why is it Important?

Over the years many different types of thought have been discussed in terms of addiction. There are a lot of different ways to approach such a crippling condition. Addiction has the potential to destroy a person’s body, mind, and life if left untreated. As more treatment options have been appearing so has states of mind. [...]
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The Three Warning Signs of Drug Addiction

The Three Warning Signs of Drug Addiction

If you’re worried that there’s a possibility that one of your loved ones may be experiencing drug or alcohol addiction, you’re probably feeling pretty scared, wondering how you can help and if you even have real reason to worry. We get it. The potential of somebody you care about hiding a drug addiction is a […]

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Warning Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Warning Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Opiates, commonly called opioids, are a group of drugs used to treat pain. The terms opiates and opioids are used to describe the natural (opiate) and synthetic (opioid) medications. Opioids include prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine. When taken as prescribed by a doctor they can be a very effective form to ease [...]
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