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Delivering Accredited, Personalized Addiction Care to New Jersey Residents

Sprout Health Group Facility Endeavor House North Achieves Accreditation by The Joint Commission Six months ago, Sprout Health Group acquired Endeavor House North, a Kearny-based drug treatment center that had served the New Jersey area for more than four decades. Building on the center’s deep commitment to the community, we believed our team could further … Continued

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Unsafe in Any Flavor: What Parents Need to Know About Vaping

Is vaping safer than smoking? Are there hidden health risks? As vaping has gone mainstream, many parents still have questions. Here are answers.   A decade ago, someone puffing a strange-looking pen, trailed by a plume of odorless “smoke,” might have raised some eyebrows. Today, most people wouldn’t look twice. With 1 in 12 Americans … Continued

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The Surprising Truth About Study Drugs

“Study drugs” like Adderall can seem like an easy shortcut to greater focus, but do they even work? Here’s the surprising truth. Of the millions of high school and college students competing this year for scholarships, internships and jobs that will pay off their loans, many will turn to a dangerous crutch: study drugs. The … Continued

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Is a Klonopin Overdose Possible? What You Need to Know about Your Prescription

Doctors prescribe clonazepam, or Klonopin, to millions of patients a year. Here’s what you need to know about the potential for addiction and overdose.   Of the 18 million people prescribed Klonopin every year to manage short-term anxiety and panic disorders, many will not develop serious side-effects. Used as intended, Klonopin (the brand name of … Continued

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5 Ways Mindfulness Fuels Self Recovery from Addiction

Mindfulness and addiction recovery can be a powerful combination. Here’s how slowing down your thoughts can help you heal. For many who struggle with addiction, cravings and withdrawal aren’t the only challenges on the road to recovery. The force of habit can be equally powerful. When an action becomes routine, whether it’s a daily coffee habit … Continued

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How Long Does Adderall Stay in Your System?

Curious whether a drug test can detect Adderall? Here’s what you need to know about how Adderall affects you, and how to get help when you need it. If you’ve ever taken Adderall, you might wonder how long the drug stays in your system. Whether it’s out of curiosity, a drug test on the horizon, … Continued

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Expert Interview with Dr. Andrew Mendonsa

Dr. Mendonsa Shares How Reframing Your Thoughts Can Help You Reclaim Your Life. If you or a loved one has ever struggled with substance abuse, you’ve probably learned that overcoming physical addiction is only part of the recovery journey. Learning to cope with stress, negative thoughts, and the urge to use drugs or alcohol is … Continued

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The Dangers of Snorting Xanax: Everything You Need to Know

Not all harmful drugs are illegal. Read on to get the facts about snorting Xanax.   Xanax is a prescription medication known for calming nerves before a flight or relieving anxiety before an important test — but for some, this drug can become recreation. Although medical professionals have deemed Xanax safe and effective to take … Continued

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Proud to Be Trusted: Why Licensing Matters When You Choose a Drug Treatment Center

Finding a drug treatment center you trust is important. Here’s why licensing matters.   Seeking professional treatment for addiction takes courage. Not only does the decision require a personal commitment to change, but it also takes trust in your drug treatment center to guide your recovery. When you invest in your recovery, both emotionally and … Continued

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