August 31, 2021
Does MassHealth Cover Rehab?
MassHealth is the Massachusetts branch of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The program covers various healthcare benefits, including behavioral health, drug rehab, alcoholism treatment, and substance […]
August 26, 2021
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Should You Stop Using Benadryl?
Diphenhydramine, the anti-allergy drug often sold over the counter under the brand name Benadryl, isn’t exactly something most Americans think of as a dangerous drug. While […]
August 24, 2021
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Why Brain Plasticity Matters in SUD
While we have made many advances in artificial intelligence and computing technology, the human brain remains more powerful than manmade computers, at least in some aspects. […]
August 19, 2021
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Facts and Misconceptions About Synthetic Cannabinoids
In the past few decades, a bewildering array of synthetic substances have started to become available on the market. Among these hundreds of different substances, synthetic […]
August 17, 2021
Important Differences Between Standard CBT and DBT
Table of Contents What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT)? Which Kind of Therapy Do I Need?   Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is […]
August 12, 2021
Is Phenobarbital Still a Danger Today?
If you were born before the 1980s, the barbiturate phenobarbital is something that you probably remember. Sold under trades names like Nembutal or Luminal, it was […]
August 10, 2021
What to Pack for Rehab
Residential drug and alcohol rehab programs in Boston last for at least 30 days, with many lasting for as long as 90 or 180 days. Unless […]
August 5, 2021
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Is Public Funding for Drug and Alcohol Rehab Worth It?
This topic is an emotional one for many Americans. While the clamor for increased healthcare funding has grown stronger than ever, there remains significant opposition within […]
August 3, 2021
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What Are The 5 Types of Alcohol Dependents?
Classifying medical conditions according to severity and type is a basic requirement for performing triage, and this is also the case for alcohol use disorder (AUD). […]