October is Substance Abuse Month

Bridgewater, N.J. (October 1, 2013) – No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes and professions.

Substance abuse is a patterned use of a substance (drugs and/or alcohol) in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with the methods neither approved nor supervised by medical professionals. Alcohol is the most widely used drug in America. It is the third largest cause of death in the United States, second only to heart disease and cancer. Alcohol and Tobacco use are a significant “risk factor” in heart disease and cancer. It accounts for over 100,000 deaths per year in this country alone. It is also the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 24.

GenPsych, PC, provider of top quality outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services, stresses the importance of a healthy lifestyle. GenPsych offers a newly revised Substance Abuse Program which is an effective and discrete research-based program designed to empower folks struggling with addiction with the tools they need to successfully achieve recovery and get their lives back on track. The experienced, accredited staff uses an integrated approach tohelp adults gain support, learn new coping skills, develop healthy relationships and discover the freedom of living without substances. The specialized Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) / Matrix model of treatment combines the better of two empirically based structures known to be effective in treating the cycle of addiction.

For more information on GenPsych’s revolutionary Substance Abuse Programs, visit:

http://www.genpsych.com/programs/dialectical-behavior-therapy/

About GenPsych, PC

Founded in 2005, GenPsych is one of New Jersey’s premiere providers of outpatient behavioral health services. GenPsych is dedicated to helping clients regain their emotional and physical health in a safe, supportive environment. with four New Jersey locations in Brick, Bridgewater, Lawrenceville, and Livingston. GenPsych’s team of elite professionals offer a continuum of high-quality mental health care and life enhancement services for each client’s specific needs. For more information on GenPsych, please visit www.GenPsych.com.

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