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Taking Care of Yourself During Alcohol Recovery

According to the 2019 NSDUH, 14.5 million people ages 12 and older had alcohol use disorder (AUD). And only about 7.2 percent of people ages 12 and older who had AUD in the past year got treatment for it. Taking care of yourself while you’re in alcohol addiction rehab is essential if you want to…

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How to Find a Support Group Near Me

Trying to find a support group for the first time can be daunting. If you’ve never been to a support group meeting, you might be asking yourself what it will be like and how comfortable you’ll feel. Whether you are looking for a support group for anxiety for yourself or for a support group for…

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Overdose Education: What To Do When Someone Is Overdosing, and What Is Narcan

Call 911 immediately anytime an overdose is suspected, even if the person seems okay. Do you know what to do if a loved one is overdosing? Whether it’s your family member, a close friend, a total stranger, or even you, it’s frightening not knowing how to respond.
Time is of the essence because what you do next is a matter of life or death.

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The Dangers of Fentanyl Abuse

Fentanyl abuse has become a serious public health crisis, but for those experiencing it on an individual level, the costs are extreme. While most drugs present dangers, fentanyl creates risks that require immediate treatment.

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Overdose Education: What Is Narcan and How Does It Work?

Any time you misuse drugs, there’s a chance of overdose. That’s why it’s important to have some overdose education if you or anyone in your life uses opioids or other substances. You can start by learning the basics about Narcan.

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Summit Detox COVID-19 Awareness and Information

We are taking extreme precautionary measures to ensure our patients safety as well as ensuring their comfort and concerns are continuously managed during this time and attempting to reduce anxiety for our patients in an uncertain situation.

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How Long Will a Bipolar Disorder Manic Episode Last?

People living with bipolar disorder may experience periods of mania and depression. (In the past, the disorder was commonly referred to as manic depression.) Symptoms of bipolar disorder typically emerge during a person’s teenage years or early adulthood, although there are rare cases of the disorder occurring much earlier and later in life. The length of a manic episode can vary significantly depending on the individual and severity of the condition. Learning more about bipolar 1 and 2 can help you determine whether you need mental health treatment at Summit Detox & Mental Health.

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How long does bipolar recovery take?

To understand bipolar recovery, you must first understand what bipolar disorder is and why it’s such a complicated mental health topic. While there may be a number of causal linkages for the onset of bipolar disorder — including genetic factors, drug and alcohol abuse, abnormal brain function, and even stress — the fact remains that more than 4% of American adults will experience some form of bipolar disorder in their lifetimes [i].

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The Most Effective Treatment for Severe Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is often associated with wild mood swings and erratic behavior, but the symptoms can range widely. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than four percent of all adults in the US will experience bipolar disorder some time in their lives [i]. Bipolar disorder can affect everyone at a different level of severity, but 83 percent of those affected by this disorder experience severe impairments].

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What’s the Difference Between Mood Stabilizers and Antidepressants?

What is the difference between a mood stabilizer and an antidepressant? To answer this question, you must have a better understanding of the use of each drug.

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