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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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

CDC Produces New Tools to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic April 01, 2016

On March 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new resources to help hospitals combat the growing opioid epidemic. In a 2014 study, the organization found that almost 28,648 individuals lost their lives because of prescription ...

FDA Aims to Combat Opioid Abuse With New Warning Guidelines March 25, 2016

With the rise in prescription painkiller abuse, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced they would begin issuing stronger warning labels for addictive opioids. Faced with rising opioid overdose related deaths, the FDA issued new ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Turning Point Expands Services July 10, 2014

Turning point expands services--adds halfway house program for women Paterson, NJ--Turning Point, Inc., an addiction treatment program announced a merger with Anderson House, a halfway house and transitional housing program for women in Hunterdon ...

Turning Point's 2012 Gala Raises Nearly $130,000 October 06, 2012

Turning Point held its Benefit Gala on October 4 at the elegant Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. The event was a tremendous success raising nearly $130,000. Over 200 guests enjoyed a buffet dinner, live music and had the opportunity to hear how ...

Turning Point Awarded $839,000 Grant to Improve Access to Services November 02, 2011

One of only 29 recipients nationwide Turning Point, an alcohol and drug addiction treatment center in northeastern New Jersey, has been awarded a three-year, $839,000 grant by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), ...

Dennis Rodman Appears at Turning Point's Benefit Gala October 31, 2011

Proceeds will fund addiction treatment programs. Dennis Rodman’s appearance at Turning Point’s 10th annual Benefit Gala on October 6th helped raise nearly $120,000 and created an exciting experience for those who attended. The recently ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Craving Sugar After You Quit Alcohol? February 12, 2016

Overcoming alcohol addiction requires strength, determination, and commitment. It is no easy feat. Once you give up drinking, do you notice that you are more drawn to sugar? Instead of a beer, do you fantasize about a freshly baked pie or warm ...

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    In Person Assessment to Determine Your Treatment Needs

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    Medical Assessment- Including a Drug Screening

  • 5

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