Mountainside Treatment Center

Mountainside's 10 Tips for Enjoying an Alcohol-Free St. Patrick's Day

LogoEvery year, Americans spend an average of more than $245 million at bars, pubs, and nightclubs on St. Patrick's Day. If you or your loved one is a recovering alcoholic and you want to build new traditions minus the temptation of alcohol, Mountainside Treatment Center offers the following ten tips that will help you enjoy St. Patty's Day without putting your sobriety at risk.

Mountainside Takes on Heroin Addiction at Its Root - Prescription Painkillers

LogoIn a 2013 study conducted by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, it was found that approximately 80% of heroin users had illegally abused prescription painkillers at some point before developing an addiction to heroin. The study also revealed that 3.6% of people who start using prescription painkillers like Vicodin (hydrocodone), OxyContin (oxycodone), Opana (oxymorphone), and methadone for recreational purposes turn to heroin within five years.

Mountainside Treatment Center Welcomes Maureen O'Neill Biggs to Helm Clinical Team

LogoThis year Mountainside Treatment Center celebrates fifteen years of helping individuals recover from drug and alcohol addiction. As Mountainside positions itself for a new chapter of growth, it welcomes addiction treatment veteran Maureen O’Neill Biggs as Clinical Director to helm its clinical team. Ms. O’Neill Biggs has over 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Alcohol and Drugs Counselor, and Medicated Assisted Treatment Specialist.