June 15, 2021
How to Deal With Weight Gain in Early Recovery
One of the most common complaints people have about going off drugs is that many of them experience rapid weight gain. Substance use disorder (SUD) often […]
April 15, 2021
How Does Motivational Interviewing Help SUD?
Motivational interviewing, also called contingency management (CM), carrot-and-stick, and the prize method is a treatment approach where people are rewarded for desired behavior. This approach is used in many drug treatment centers […]
May 10, 2017
Boston Medical Detox and Withdrawal Management
About Boston’s medical detox programs A 2015 press release by the National Institute on Drug Use found that about one in ten Americans has developed some kind of […]
November 14, 2015
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Boston Flakka Drug Rehab
About flakka and where to get help in Boston While not as popular as other illicit substances, flakka is an almost uniquely problematic designer drug. Flakka […]
October 29, 2015
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Boston Intervention & Addiction Treatment
Understanding interventions in context Substance use disorder or SUD (formerly known as substance addiction, dependence, and abuse) is a psychiatric illness that causes compulsive behavior drug-taking […]
October 14, 2015
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Heroin Overdose Rehabs in Boston
Treating heroin overdoses in Boston In recent years heroin overdose rates have been rising rapidly throughout the United States, with Boston being particularly hard hit. This […]
October 1, 2015
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Boston Addiction Aftercare Programs
Aftercare programs are crucial for helping with long-term recovery after drug or alcohol rehab. Read to learn more about addiction aftercare in Boston
May 21, 2015
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Surviving as a Recovering Addict in Boston
Living with substance use in Boston today Between Boston’s rising opioid issue and its centuries-long struggles with alcoholism, you couldn’t accuse the city of having abstinence […]