September 21, 2021
Why Pregnant People Shouldn’t Use Cannabis
Most people are aware that drinking alcohol and smoking tobacco while pregnant can lead to a host of serious developmental defects in the unborn child. By […]
September 17, 2021
How to Choose the Best Massachusetts Rehab
Finding the right Massachusetts rehab program for yourself or a loved one doesn’t have to be difficult, but with so many options, it may be hard […]
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 […]
August 26, 2021
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Should You Stop Using Benadryl?
Diphenhydramine, the anti-allergy drug often sold over the counter under the brand name Benadryl, isn’t exactly something most Americans think of as a dangerous drug. While […]
August 24, 2021
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Why Brain Plasticity Matters in SUD
While we have made many advances in artificial intelligence and computing technology, the human brain remains more powerful than manmade computers, at least in some aspects. […]
August 12, 2021
Is Phenobarbital Still a Danger Today?
If you were born before the 1980s, the barbiturate phenobarbital is something that you probably remember. Sold under trades names like Nembutal or Luminal, it was […]
July 29, 2021
What You Should Know About Trauma-informed Drug Rehab
While we have known for thousands of years that alcohol and drug problems were often related to past traumas, it’s only in the past few decades […]
July 22, 2021
Why Are Millennials More Likely to Get an SUD?
For the past decade or so, we’ve been seeing a troubling demographic quirk in Boston rehab centers. It seems that Millennials are noticeably more likely to […]
July 20, 2021
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Why Your Teen Might Need Specialized Rehab
Our knowledge of substance use disorders continues to evolve with time. There is now strong evidence that underage drinking, perhaps America’s most destructive rite of passage, […]