September 28, 2021
Why Workaholism May Be a Red Flag for SUD
Few things are as American as the idea that work is a virtue. Unfortunately, the line between virtue and pathological behavior can sometimes be blurred. Though […]
September 9, 2021
Can You Actually Be Hooked on Steroids?
Anabolic-androgenic steroids are generally considered to be habit-forming drugs, though not in same the way as other widely misused substances.1 Unlike most other drugs associated with […]
September 7, 2021
How SUD and Suicide are Connected
The link between substance use disorder (SUD) and suicide is one of the few widely-held ideas about SUD that is supported by data. As September is […]
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 […]
July 27, 2021
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Understanding Seroquel Misuse
Seroquel, a brand name of the bipolar disorder medication quetiapine, is one of the best-recognized and widely prescribed psychiatric drugs in the United States. It is […]
July 13, 2021
Are Gateway Drugs Real?
The practice of addiction treatment has changed many times in the past few decades. Yet the idea of “gateway drugs” is one that’s still commonly used […]
June 1, 2021
Why Marijuana isn’t 100% Safe
Cannabis has been legal for recreational use in Massachusetts for half a decade and it looks as though it will also become legal at the federal […]
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 […]