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Rehabilitation Treatments Begin for Demi Lovato After Drug Overdose Incident August 17, 2018

On July 24 th, 2018, popular singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose scare that sent her to the hospital. Complications with treatment and the symptoms of her drug overdose — the actual substance that caused her overdose has not been ...

Liver Disease Caused by Alcohol Consumption Increasing Among Young Adults August 01, 2018

Dr. Elliot Tapper researched liver disease among young adults after having treated a young man in his mid-30s whose liver condition was vastly more advanced than he had previously witnessed in younger patients. According to his research, fatal liver ...

Why Do Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rates Increase in the Summer? June 26, 2018

Now that the weather is warming up and summer is officially here, everyone is planning on how they will spend their holidays, time off from college, and long, warm nights. For addiction treatment centers around the country, though, the summer season ...

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month May 23, 2018

Although it is brought to the forefront once a year for a month, mental health awareness should be on our minds all year long because of the impact it has on our everyday lives. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 44.7 ...

Liver Disease Caused by Alcohol Consumption Increasing Among Young Adults August 01, 2018

Dr. Elliot Tapper researched liver disease among young adults after having treated a young man in his mid-30s whose liver condition was vastly more advanced than he had previously witnessed in younger patients. According to his research, fatal liver ...

Alcohol Addiction's Toll On Entire Families: Alcohol Awareness Month April 30, 2018

Alcohol Awareness Month – the annual campaign from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) – is nearly over, but the benefits of observing it never end. In this final blog entry from Turning Point and our New Jersey ...

Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Drinking Habits: Alcohol Awareness Month April 27, 2018

Turning Point – the first name in New Jersey alcohol rehabilitation centers – keeps its attention on Alcohol Awareness Month. The annual campaign managed by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) hopes to help ...

Replacing Guilt & Shame with Hope & Strength When Fighting Alcohol Addiction April 19, 2018

Your alarm goes off in the morning, after a night of drinking, you’re still disoriented, a wave of emotions come over you when you think of last night…you gather your thoughts as you experience a combination of anxiety, depression and a ...

Ways to Boost Liver Function During Detox October 11, 2017

Your liver is a key organ in your body’s digestive system. It filters harmful chemicals from your blood, creates bile to break down the fat in your food, and stores glucose to give you a quick energy boost when you need it. Taking care of your ...

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 ...

Can My Health Insurance Cover Drug & Alcohol Detox Treatments & 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 a deliberate focus on life ...

International Overdose Awareness Day Brings Attention to Overdose Dangers & Drug Addiction August 31, 2018

All across the world, there is an unfortunate stigma that surrounds drug addiction and overdoses. People tend to be afraid of someone who has suffered an overdose, wanting to steer away from them rather than help them regain their strength and defeat ...

Vicky Cornell Gives First TV Interview Since the Death of Husband Chris Cornell March 02, 2018

Vicky Cornell went on Good Morning America earlier this week to give her first TV interview since her husband, Chris Cornell, died in May of 2017. During her interview with Robin Roberts, Cornell blamed the drugs her husband was prescribed to help ...

The Plight of Those Living With Addiction January 24, 2018

Drug overdoses claimed the lives of an estimated 64,000 people in the United States in 2016 alone, a spike of more than 22 percent compared to 2015. Experts believe that drug overdoses will remain the number one killer of people under 50 years old ...

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 ...

Can My Health Insurance Cover Drug & Alcohol Detox Treatments & 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 a deliberate focus on life ...

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month May 23, 2018

Although it is brought to the forefront once a year for a month, mental health awareness should be on our minds all year long because of the impact it has on our everyday lives. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 44.7 ...

Rehabilitation Treatments Begin for Demi Lovato After Drug Overdose Incident August 17, 2018

On July 24 th, 2018, popular singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose scare that sent her to the hospital. Complications with treatment and the symptoms of her drug overdose — the actual substance that caused her overdose has not been ...

Why Do Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rates Increase in the Summer? June 26, 2018

Now that the weather is warming up and summer is officially here, everyone is planning on how they will spend their holidays, time off from college, and long, warm nights. For addiction treatment centers around the country, though, the summer season ...

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 ...

OxyContin Manufacturer Purdue to Stop Marketing Their Drug to Doctors in the U.S. February 20, 2018

Purdue Pharma, the drug company behind the opioid OxyContin, recently announced that they will stop promoting their product to doctors in the United States. In a message to employees, Purdue said that it is cutting the company’s sales force ...

How Opiates Affect the Brain February 12, 2018

As the opioid epidemic continues to impact the lives of millions of people across the United States, researchers are working tirelessly to expand our understanding of what these drugs do to our brains in order to better combat their effects. The ...

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 ...

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 ...

September Is National Recovery Month September 13, 2018

National Recovery Month acknowledges the gains made by people in recovery, as well as the improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions like hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. This national observance occurs ...

Ways to Boost Liver Function During Detox October 11, 2017

Your liver is a key organ in your body’s digestive system. It filters harmful chemicals from your blood, creates bile to break down the fat in your food, and stores glucose to give you a quick energy boost when you need it. Taking care of your ...

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 ...

5 Tips for Resisting Temptation After Overcoming Drug or Alcohol 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 ...

September Is National Recovery Month September 13, 2018

National Recovery Month acknowledges the gains made by people in recovery, as well as the improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions like hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. This national observance occurs ...

Why Do Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rates Increase in the Summer? June 26, 2018

Now that the weather is warming up and summer is officially here, everyone is planning on how they will spend their holidays, time off from college, and long, warm nights. For addiction treatment centers around the country, though, the summer season ...

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month May 23, 2018

Although it is brought to the forefront once a year for a month, mental health awareness should be on our minds all year long because of the impact it has on our everyday lives. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 44.7 ...

Alcohol Addiction's Toll On Entire Families: Alcohol Awareness Month April 30, 2018

Alcohol Awareness Month – the annual campaign from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) – is nearly over, but the benefits of observing it never end. In this final blog entry from Turning Point and our New Jersey ...

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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  • “I have to say that if it wasn't for my counselor Lisa and the other counselors and the OT's there wouldn't there wouldn't be a program. I thank you for your care, consideration, and passion for your jobs.”

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    - John
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