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Quitting Cold Turkey: Why it’s Not a Good Idea

Quitting Cold Turkey: Why it’s Not a Good Idea - man with head in handFamily members and friends of people who have lived with a substance abuse issue often wonder, “Why can’t they just stop?” It’s common for someone addicted to drugs or alcohol to think or say to their loved ones, “I can quit anytime I want to.”

The reality is that stopping all at once, or going “cold turkey” isn’t the best decision. (more…)

Delirium Tremens and Alcohol Withdrawal

Delirium Tremens and Alcohol Withdrawal - man sick in bedAlcohol has a depressive effect on your nervous system, slowing down brain function and the way your nerves send messages back and forth throughout the body.

When you consume large amounts of alcohol for an extended time period, the body starts to adapt to this depressive state by working harder to keep your nerves properly communicating with each other. (more…)

Summit BHC Opens Waypoint Recovery Center

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Summit BHC Expands to Thirteen Facilities with the Addition of Residential and Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services in South Carolina

Franklin, TN – Summit BHC (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced the opening of its thirteenth treatment center, Waypoint Recovery Center. (more…)