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Can My Health Insurance Cover Detox Treatments, Programs, & Rehab? August 30, 2017

In many situations, the only way a person can fight off a drug or alcohol addiction that has significantly lessened their quality of life is by checking into a treatment program or detoxification ( detox ) facility. Through deliberate focus on life ...

How Long Does a Detox Last? April 26, 2017

Like most things, a the effects and longevity of a detox vary depending on individual reactions, and also differ depending on the type of drug, or drink, a person is quitting. A detox is, by definition, the detoxification of the body in order to ...

What to Look for in a Treatment Program March 22, 2017

Addiction is a common problem. In 2009, 23.5 million people over the age of 11 needed treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol abuse issue. The goal of a treatment program is not only to stop the addiction, but also to help people return as ...

What to Expect When Detoxing from Alcohol February 21, 2017

The pain of withdrawals is often part of what prevents many people from ending their cycle of abuse and dependence, so it is no surprise that detoxing can be a tremendous challenge. At Turning Point, Inc., we have been providing the support system ...

How to Know if You're Addicted to Painkillers October 24, 2016

Painkillers are sometimes a necessity and it is likely that, at some point in life, you may need them to address discomfort after surgery or to treat pain from an injury. However, painkillers are not meant for long-term use, especially if what they ...

Types of Treatment for Painkiller Addiction October 04, 2016

Painkiller addiction is an affliction many individuals suffer from, often originating from opiates prescribed for pain as a result of an injury. Opiate use may continue long after recovery from an illness or injury and the individual may develop a ...

Top Sober Activities in New Jersey September 22, 2016

After going through rehab and reaching sobriety, the journey isn’t over. In fact, it gets even more difficult as individuals try to find things to do that will allow them to maintain their recovery while still getting out and having fun. There ...

Prescription Drug Abuse in New Jersey September 09, 2016

While many are well aware that drug abuse is a problem in New Jersey and throughout the rest of the nation, there are some who are unsure of the exact drugs that are causing the issue. The most common drugs that people think about are heroin, ...

New Jersey's Project Medicine Drop August 12, 2016

When the discussion arose regarding the abuse of prescription medication use becoming an epidemic, not many people recognized how real the threat was. Now, as we move forward, it is becoming more and more prominent. As drug usage and overdose ...

Tips for Resisting Temptation After Overcoming Addiction July 21, 2016

When it comes to drug or alcohol detox and recovery, overcoming any kind of addiction is difficult. Even before starting a program, making the decision to get sober is a tough one to do. But what happens after you have actually reached a point with ...

What to Expect When Detoxing from Opioids July 11, 2016

Opioid addiction is a dangerous and growing epidemic across the United States, with a reported 4.3 million people using narcotic pain relievers for nonmedical purposes in 2014. These drugs include Codeine, Demerol, Dilaudid, Heroin, Methadone, ...

The Risk of an Opioid Overdose Increases With Age July 01, 2016

Addiction to prescription painkillers is a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sales of opioids nearly quadrupled between 1999 and 2014, and over the same period of time, overdose ...

The Difficulties of Overcoming Your Addiction June 23, 2016

While television and movies may have created a stereotypical image of a drug addict, the real world is rarely so cut and dry. While illegal drugs may be incredibly dangerous and addictive, they are far from the only substances responsible for causing ...

A Virtual Tour of Our Facilities June 20, 2016

Making the decision to go to rehab can be stressful. You’ve admitted you have a problem that you need help overcoming, and that may require you to leave your home for an extended period of time. Here at Turning Point, our goals are to help our ...

Heroin Overdose Deaths More Than Triple Since 2010 June 08, 2016

Heroin is a highly addictive and dangerous drug synthesized from morphine, and it’s prevalence in the U.S. has been dramatically increasing over the past few years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heroin use ...

The Increasing Dangers of Prescription Painkillers June 01, 2016

Americans haven’t been reporting any change in the pain they feel, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the sales of prescription opioids nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2014 in the U.S. By itself, this ...

How People Get Addicted to Heroin May 23, 2016

Heroin is widely acknowledged to be a highly dangerous drug, so an easy question to ask someone suffering from addiction is, “How did you get addicted?” The road to heroin addiction, except for extreme cases, is often long and littered ...

What Science Tells Us About Addiction May 17, 2016

Opiate addiction and misuse is a national issue that affects public health along with economic and social welfare. An estimated 1.9 million people in the U.S. suffered from addiction related to prescription opiates in 2014, along with another 586,000 ...

The Costs Involved When Seeking Treatment May 13, 2016

Heroin addiction is a dangerous substance, and often ends in tragedy. For someone suffering from addiction who finally managed to take the next step and seek help, being turned away because their insurance won’t cover it is one of the last ...

Making the Decision to Detox from Heroin May 12, 2016

Heroin addiction is a difficult problem to deal with, but detoxing from heroin can be even harder. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heroin use had increased across the US across most demographics, and has more than ...

How to Know If Your Friend is Addicted to Heroin May 06, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that heroin use more than doubled in individuals between the ages of 18-25 in the last 10 years. The government called the problem a national epidemic. Statistics show that more than 8,200 people ...

Got Drugs? Return Prescriptions on National Drug Take Back Day April 29, 2016

The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 52 million people in the United States over the age of 12 have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons in their lifetime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asserts that 40 ...

Is There a Difference Between Alcohol Abuse and Dependency? April 28, 2016

People often confuse alcohol abuse and alcohol dependency for each other. While similar in traits and dangerous, the two terms refer to two different situations. Alcohol abuse is when an individual drinks too much, too fast, too often. They are not ...

6 Tips to Help You Stay Positive During Alcohol Rehab April 22, 2016

People often say that acknowledging you have an alcohol addiction is the hardest step when trying to get better. While this may be true to a certain extent, the road to recovery can be long and stressful. Both your mind and your body go through ...

How Does Alcohol Affect the Body? April 15, 2016

It only takes one drink for alcohol to adversely affect your body. Your blood stream absorbs the alcohol and distributes it throughout the body. Your height, age, weight, and gender determine how quickly the alcohol processes. When more drinks are ...

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    Initial Screening Call

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    In Person Assessment to Determine Your Treatment Needs

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    Medical Assessment- Including a Drug Screening

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