Workplace Substance Abuse Programs and Employee Assistance

Employees gather together in the workplace.

Substance abuse in the workplace is a significant concern that affects not just individuals battling addiction but also their colleagues, employers, and overall company productivity.  Workplaces must execute effective substance abuse programs and provide the necessary backing to employees facing these challenges.  Keep reading to explore various characteristics of workplace substance abuse programs, federal support […]

Parental Role in Preventing Substance Abuse Among Teens

Parents talk to their teen son in the park.

The issue of teen drug use in America is a grave problem and should not be taken lightly.  The latest statistics present a concerning reality that we must face and tackle as a society, especially as parents and caregivers.  Given these alarming figures, the role of parents in preventing substance abuse among teens becomes crucial. […]

12-Step Programs and Their Impact on Addiction Recovery

A counselor talks during a group therapy session.

Originating from Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1930s, the transformative strategies of 12-step programs have revolutionized our understanding and treatment of substance abuse and dependency.  Intrigued? Keep reading to discover these programs’ profound influence on addiction treatment and recovery! What Are the 12 Steps? At their core, 12-step programs follow a step-by-step model. Steps are made […]

Personal Transformation in Recovery: A Journey to Self-Discovery

Addiction recovery goes beyond overcoming substance abuse; it is a massive journey of personal transformation. It is navigating addiction and entering a healthier and more fulfilling life. Typically, recovering from addiction is a challenging journey phase, which is why about 60% of people in recovery relapse after a treatment period, according to the National Institute […]

Choosing the Right Addiction Treatment Center

Addiction is a growing public challenge in our world today. Many people live with addiction, and the trend doesn’t appear to be subsiding. In 2021, an estimated 46.3 million people aged 12 or older lived with a substance use disorder in the past year. On the bright side, however, several addiction treatment centers offering quality […]

How Depression Can Impact Physical Health

How Depression Can Impact Physical Health

Surprisingly, mental and physical health are closely linked. While the emotional effects of depression are widely known, the impact on physical health is also profound. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed that about 4.7% of American adults aged 18 and above develop regular feelings of depression. In addition, over 48,000 suicide deaths have […]

What Are Xanax Addiction Symptoms?

What Are Xanax Addiction Symptoms?

Xanax, also known by its generic name alprazolam, is a prescription medication primarily used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. While it can be highly effective when used as prescribed, the potential for Xanax addiction is a real concern. In this blog post, we’ll explore the symptoms of Xanax addiction, the signs that someone may […]

What is the Timeline for Opioid Detox?

Opioid addiction is a pressing concern in the United States, including New Jersey. The journey toward recovery begins with opioid detoxification, a critical step in breaking free from the grips of addiction. Understanding the timeline for opioid detox is essential for individuals seeking help at SOBA New Jersey. In this blog, we will explore the […]

What is Dual Diagnosis?

While some addictions stand on their own, others present themselves as a co-occurring case. In these instances, a mental health disorder tends to be the original, underlying problem, while substance abuse manifests as a symptom of the original problem. This is also known as a dual diagnosis. At our dual diagnosis treatment in NJ, we […]

Your Treatment Program Options

At SOBA New Jersey, we understand that overcoming addiction is a unique journey for each individual. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of treatment programs tailored to meet your specific needs. From medical detox to telehealth services, our goal is to provide the highest level of care and support throughout your recovery journey. Medical […]