2015

Blog Posts in 2015

  • For a number of individuals, the holidays are a time for cheer, happiness, and building great memories. Families often come together and spend joyous time with their loved ones. This is not the case for everyone, though, especially when chemical ...
  • The Psychology of Heroin Addiction

    Addiction of any drug or alcohol is extremely dangerous to the user. When a person is addicted to heroin, they are at a severe risk of short and long-term effects that begin once the heroin is consumed and reaches the brain. This drug takes a serious ...
  • Is your loved one facing alcohol addiction? Are you concerned for the long-term health of a family member? Alcoholism is a real cause for concern when it comes to people you love and making sure there are recovery options available is important. With ...
  • Be There for the Holidays

    Stores are starting to play holiday music. Décor is beginning to cover the homes of individuals all over. It is time for quality moments spent with the family and friends. When addiction takes over someone’s life, though, the holidays can feel ...
  • Happy Thanksgiving from Schick Shadel

    The holidays are approaching and our team at Schick Shadel could not be more thankful for the patients we are able to help on a daily basis. When we opened our doors more than 80 years ago, we had a dedication to provide treatment for addiction. ...
  • Are you struggling with your alcohol addiction ? Individuals who go through the difficult experience of addiction can encounter many roadblocks on the path to recovery. Some of the most stressful moments occur during the holidays. This is a time when ...
  • At Schick Shadel, we are dedicated to not only helping our patients recover from alcohol abuse , but also educating them on the issue. This includes helping them understand signs they may be addicted to alcohol. This allows the patient and their ...
  • At Schick Shadel, we implement a treatment method that goes beyond that of traditional 12-step programs. We don’t just offer a rehabilitation center and some meetings to help you get through the current situation. Because we have doctors and nurses ...
  • In a new study conducted by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, researchers found that patients who struggle with alcohol abuse are more likely to relapse within the first three years after they quit if they continue to smoke. The ...
  • 5 Reasons Why OxyContin Is So Addictive

    Countless prescription drugs available can be addictive if misused. With OxyContin, the problem comes with the way most people use it. Any person who has developed an addiction to OxyContin needs to seek treatment as soon as possible. Treatment and ...
  • Addiction and depression are both serious medical conditions. Questions often arise about whether the former causes the latter. In truth, the answer is maybe. Although not all addiction is connected to depression and vice versa, the two conditions do ...
  • Drug use at any age can be dangerous, however, teenage years are pivotal in preventing drug abuse. According to The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, teens are more aware about drug use than before. Whether it is through programs at school highlighting ...
  • Fentanyl Making Heroin Even Deadlier

    It is common knowledge that heroin is an addictive and often fatal drug that can cause both emotional and physical damage. However, U.S. drug officials are now warning users to be aware of heroin that has been laced with the potent drug fentanyl. ...
  • Law enforcement have seen a rise in drug addiction and crime. People hooked on painkillers are resorting to criminal acts in order to acquire the drugs. Medicine that is originally intended for pain relief is being abused. The police department ...
  • Heroin Epidemic on the Rise

    Drug abuse and addiction has been a national problem for decades. However, until recently, heroin addiction was not a problem that took precedence. In the last ten years though, heroin abuse and addiction are rising at rapid rates and is becoming a ...

The Benefits of Schick Shadel:

  • Fast 10-Day Inpatient Program

  • Over 65,000 Patients Treated

  • Not a 12-Step Based Program

  • Medical Hospital with MDs and RNs

  • Addiction is Treated as a Medical Condition

  • Most Insurance Accepted

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