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Alcoholism Treatment: The Risks Are Greater When Women and Alcohol Mix

According to experts in alcoholism treatment women face greater health risks than men even if they drink less. Finding the right treatment center is essential.   Alcohol affects women differently than it affects men, even when they drink smaller amounts. There are more health risks including liver disease, breast cancer, and brain damage. While women […]

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Why Mental Illness Carries A Stigma Explains NJ Addiction Treatment Center

Summit Behavioral Health outlines why mental illness stigmatizes sufferers preventing them from seeking dual diagnosis addiction treatment Mental health is just as important as physical well-being, however, many societies still struggle to recognize that mental illness is a medical issue—not a moral failing. Unfortunately, the stigma that so often surrounds mental health sometimes prevents people […]

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Addiction Treatment & Mental Illness: 7 Key Facts

The addiction treatment experts at Summit Behavioral Health outline the 7 things you need to know about treatment for co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring disorders, also known as dual-diagnosis, refers to the condition of having both a substance use disorder –or alcohol dependence or addiction – and a mental health disorder simultaneously. In order to have long-term […]

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Drug Addiction Treatment And Recovery: 5 Things People Say That Can Cause Harm

Summit Behavioral Health, a New Jersey based addiction treatment center discusses 5 comments you should never say to an addict as they may cause a relapse. There are many different types of life struggles that can make for awkward social interactions. For example, people don’t always know how to talk to someone who has just […]

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