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 […]

Self-Care for Those Who Loves Someone With an Addiction

Loving and caring for someone with an addiction can feel like a full-time job, leaving little time or energy to take care of yourself. But if you’re in this situation, it’s essential that you make self-care a priority so that you don’t become overwhelmed and burned out trying to help your loved one. Here, we […]

What Are the Benefits of Inpatient Detox?

Addiction is a serious disease that could worsen if left untreated. Cases of individuals who have died from drug or alcohol addiction because of negligence, ignorance, stigma, and vehement refusal to get treatment, have become rampant. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, over 160,000 died from drug abuse in 2021. Drug and Alcohol […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heroin Facts: The Most Addictive Drug in America

Read this blog post as an infographic Heroin is a natural substance extracted from a species of the poppy plant. On the street, it’s sold in the form of a white or brown powder, or as a sticky black substance called black tar heroin. Heroin’s highly addictive nature leads to almost immediate cravings, even from […]

Cocaine Facts: The Not-So-Fun Truth About Coke

Cocaine, also known as coke or crack when in its free base form, is a highly addictive stimulant that comes from the leaves of the South American Erythroxylon coca bush. The drug primarily affects the body’s central nervous system and produces immediate effects to areas of the brain when used that regulate mood, survival drive, and feelings […]

Why It is Important to Continue Treatment After Rehab

Understanding Outpatient Treatment It is no secret that addiction can have a devastating effect on both individuals and their loved ones. Substance use can ruin relationships, careers, and even lives. When someone decides to get help and seek treatment for their addiction, it is a huge step in the right direction. However, treatment does not […]