Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford New Jersey Blog

Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford Blog

What Is A Typical Day Like In Rehab?

What Is a Typical Day In Rehab? Residential rehab is very structured, however, a typical day can be very different from person-to-person. No two addictions are the same, which means no two treatment programs are the same. However, when it comes to day-to-day activities, everything in treatment follows a structured schedule. This structure is extremely […]

What Can I Expect In Detox?

What is Detox Like? Aside from making the decision to enter treatment for addiction, detox is one of the most important parts of the recovery process. It is also one of the most feared parts of the recovery process, since detox has long been notorious for being an uncomfortable, scary process. However, detox has evolved […]

How Can I Deal With Chronic Pain Without Opioids?

Understanding Chronic Pain According to the National Institute of Health, chronic pain can be described as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks. While acute pain is a normal sensation that alerts us to possible injury, chronic pain is very different. Chronic pain persists—often for months or even longer. In addition, chronic pain may arise […]

Is Binge Drinking a Sign of Addiction?

Binge Drinking vs Alcoholism If you are an adult over the age of 21, there is a strong likelihood that you have tried drinking alcohol. Finding boundaries with alcohol and how much your body can handle is often learned through trial-and-error, especially at a young age. While there are times in a person’s life that […]

How Do I Get My Loved One Into Treatment?

How To Get Your Loved One Into Treatment It is extremely heartbreaking and difficult to watch someone you love go down the destructive path of addiction. It is a fatal, chronic disease with serious life-threatening consequences. There comes a point where people around the person suffering from addiction begin to realize that their loved one […]

Crystal Meth Addiction

Understanding Crystal Meth Crystal meth – also known as meth, ice, crank or glass – is an extremely addictive drug, classified as a Schedule II controlled substance by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Crystal meth can be snorted, smoked or dissolved and injected. It is one of the most common, widely used drugs and produces […]