December 16, 2021
Advantages and Drawbacks of Opioid Replacement Therapy
Heroin, fentanyl, and other opioids remain the number one illicit drug problem in the country. With the opioid epidemic still ravaging Massachusetts and much of the United […]
December 7, 2021
Does Hypnosis Help SUD Treatment?
There’s a lot of hokey pop-culture depictions about hypnosis, virtually all of which are untrue. Unfortunately, these depictions have done a lot to erode confidence in […]
November 23, 2021
Why You Need to Discuss Drinking Habits With Your Doctor
America has a conflicted relationship with alcohol, at times, celebrating and condemning its use. It’s no surprise, then, that many people who potentially have alcohol use […]
November 18, 2021
Is Group Therapy That Important?
Most clinicians would say “yes”. As behavioral science and neuroscience uncover more things about substance use disorder (SUD), rehabs have, over time, readjusted their treatment approaches. […]
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 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 […]