May 18, 2021
Why Was Boston Harder Hit By The Opioid Epidemic?
The number of opioid-related deaths in Greater Boston has increased over five-fold since the end of the 1990s, with a new peak reached during the COVID-19 […]
May 13, 2021
What Are the Effect’s of Massachusetts’ Recreational Marijuana Legalization?
It has been almost five years since Massachusetts legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Statewide legalization has effectively changed a few things in the Greater Boston […]
May 11, 2021
Should You Try a Faith-based Rehab?
In the United States, faith continues to play a very important role in the life of many people. According to a 2019 survey by Pew Research, […]
May 6, 2021
Is Substance Use Disorder Incurable?
The idea that substance use disorder (SUD) is incurable is fairly widespread among laypeople and even some medical experts. What many of us may not realize […]
May 4, 2021
Should I Consider Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?
Dialectical behavior therapy, sometimes called dialectical-behavioral therapy or DBT, is a kind of psychotherapy approach that is often used for treating substance use disorder (SUD) and […]
April 29, 2021
What you Should Know About Drug Mixing
Drug mixing or polydrug use is the practice of combining different substances. It could be done by consuming all the different substances at the same time, […]
April 27, 2021
Benzos: An Unseen Part of the Opioid Crisis
Today, benzodiazepine class drugs such as Klonopin, Librium, Xanax, and others are critical tools in modern healthcare. These drugs, sometimes called benzos, are among the most […]
April 22, 2021
5 Common Ways Substance Use Disorders are Misunderstood
Clinicians, researchers, public policymakers, and society as a whole have made significant gains in our understanding of addictive behavior and substance use disorder (SUD) in particular. […]
April 20, 2021
What is Withdrawal Management?
The first priority for treating any illness is to stabilize the patient. In cases of substance use disorder (SUD), this will often involve a withdrawal management […]