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 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 […]
October 1, 2021
Fentanyl Test Strips: Preventing an Overdose
Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid that is commonly used as a cutting agent in illicit street drugs like heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA. In 2019, […]
September 6, 2021
Is Narcan Free in Massachusetts?
Narcan is a life-saving medication that reverses the fatal effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone comes in several forms, including Narcan, which is the nasal spray, […]
September 2, 2021
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6 Harmful Myths About Detox
Detoxification (usually shortened to “detox”) is the process where the body expels harmful toxins, usually traces of drugs or alcohol. In the context of substance use […]
September 2, 2021
The Massachusetts Good Samaritan Law: Overdose Prevention
The Massachusetts Good Samaritan Law protects you from prosecution if you ask for medical assistance for a drug overdose. If you are a witness or a […]
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 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). […]