November 2, 2021
Can Prozac Be Misused?
Prozac (generic name fluoxetine) is one of the most prescribed psychiatric medications in the United States. In 2019, it was prescribed 27,110,302 times to 5,143,421 patients, […]
October 28, 2021
What is Biofeedback Therapy?
Biofeedback is the concept of changing something about a human biological process, often using instruments to enable the specific process to be isolated and tracked. The […]
October 27, 2021
Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehab
If you or a loved one struggles with a drug or alcohol addiction, a rehab facility can provide professional treatment and a supportive environment. This guide […]
October 27, 2021
Does Insurance Cover Rehab in Massachusetts?
Yes, insurance covers rehab in Massachusetts, although several factors determine what’s covered. Every insurance plan is different. In a published report by the Massachusetts Bureau of […]
October 26, 2021
Is The CAGE Test Still Relevant?
The CAGE screening tool is a four-question test intended to evaluate the test-taker’s relative risk of having an alcohol use disorder (AUD). “CAGE” is an acronym […]
October 21, 2021
Warning Signs a Loved One May Have an Substance Use Disorder
Substance use disorder (SUD) is the term used in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to covers the mental […]
October 19, 2021
What is “End-stage Alcoholism?”
“End-stage alcoholism” is an outdated though still widely-used term used to describe advanced alcohol use disorder (AUD). While still used among laypeople and some medical professionals, […]
October 14, 2021
7 Reasons to Avoid Self-treatment for SUD
Though self-treatment is an accepted part of managing minor illnesses and injuries, it is not recommended for most serious health conditions. This includes serious psychiatric illnesses […]
October 12, 2021
Are Halfway Houses for You?
With the opioid epidemic still raging throughout Massachusetts, halfway houses and other similar facilities are starting to see a resurgence of interest as a way to […]