Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford Blog

How Pinelands Recovery Center Celebrates the Holidays

How Does Pinelands Recovery Center Celebrate the Holidays? There are many factors that go into deciding which treatment center to enroll in for addiction. When entering treatment around the holiday season, it could be important for many individuals to know whether or not the treatment center they choose celebrates the same holiday. Although this can […]

Vivitrol in Substance Abuse Treatment

Vivitrol is the pharmaceutical brand name for the injectable and oral form of naltrexone. Vivitrol is used to help treat opioid abuse disorder and alcohol use disorder. Naltrexone, the main ingredient in Vivitrol is an opioid antagonist, meaning that it blocks the opioid receptors in the brain. This will cause the individuals to experience opioid […]

Supporting Substance Use Recovery and National Family Caregiver Month

Awareness days, weeks, and months are beneficial to our society. They provide an opportunity to share information, show support, and express appreciation. Awareness campaigns help start valuable conversations while reminding people they are not alone. President Bill Clinton was the first commander in chief to proclaim November as National Family Caregivers Month. American Presidents since […]

Talking to Friends After Treatment

Talking to Friends After Treatment When an individual goes to treatment for addiction, many things will change once they come home. Almost every aspect of life changes, including friendships. One of the hallmarks of addiction is that an individual’s social life changes as they isolate themselves from friends and family in favor of people who […]

Beginning Treatment During the Holiday Season

Whether at the strong urging of your loved ones or by your own behest, you’ve decided to finally get treatment for your addiction. Since it is November, you might be realizing that you would be beginning treatment during the holiday season. Not spending the holidays at home can make people scoff and want to put […]