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Signs of Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction: Can You Spot the Signs?

Blog No one intends to become addicted to heroin. However, it’s one of the most addictive substances available, meaning it’s extremely difficult to quit once …

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Professional Interventionist in Addiction Treatment

The Crucial Role of a Professional Interventionist in Addiction Treatment

Blog When someone close to you is battling addiction, you may feel powerless, like you can’t get through to them. However, it’s important to remember …

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Alcoholism Gene DNA test

Decoding Alcoholism: Is It in Our DNA?

Blog Alcohol use is deeply ingrained in society, and for many people, having a few beers after work or a glass of wine with dinner …

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crack cocaine rocks

Drug Education Series: Crack

Blog Crack cocaine, commonly abbreviated as crack, is a highly addictive drug categorized as a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act due to …

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Mental Health Treatment

Why Is Mental Health Treatment Essential for Successful Long-Term Recovery?

Blog Struggling with an addiction is a challenging dilemma. If you’re dealing with mental health issues as well, sustaining long-term recovery is almost impossible. People …

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Dangerous Street Drugs

What Is the Most Dangerous Street Drug in America Right Now?

Blog Fatal fentanyl overdoses have been rising at alarming rates. In 2021, over 106,000 drug overdose deaths were reported. Of those, 70,601 deaths were tied …

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Drug Information - Benzos

Drug Education Series: Benzos

  Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are a type of depressant drug that can treat various conditions. You may recognize popular brand names of the …

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Oxycodone Blog Hero

Drug Education Series: Oxy / Oxycodone

One of the most concerning types of drug addiction is prescription drugs. Unlike “street” drugs, prescription medications can often be found in the home, making …

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strategies for long term sobriety

Staying Sober After Detox and Rehab: Strategies for Long-Term Sobriety

Blog Completing an addiction treatment program is an incredible accomplishment. It takes great courage, dedication and strength to overcome substance abuse and build a life …

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Should Fentanyl be classified as a weapon

Examining the Pros and Cons of Designating Fentanyl as a Weapon of Terror

Blog In the wake of COVID-19, a different epidemic has been ravaging the United States. The opioid crisis has claimed far too many lives and …

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PHP and IOP addiction treatment in MA

Making Sense of Addiction Treatments: Comparing PHP, IOP and OP

Blog When you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction, it can be hard to know the best course of treatment. It’s even …

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tips for surviving st patty's day without drinking

Tips for Surviving St. Patrick’s Day Without Alcohol

Blog Every year, bars and restaurants serve millions of glasses of beer and pints of Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day. Some establishments even dye their …

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Help prevent overdoses

Implementing Evidence-Based Interventions to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Blog Opioids are pain relievers that bind to specific receptors in the brain, dulling pain and causing many people to experience euphoria and other pleasant …

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Woman displaying early warning signs of addiction

Intervening Early: Understanding the Warning Signs of Substance Abuse

Blog If you have a loved one struggling with substance use, you’re not alone. Anything from a traumatic event to work or school obligations can …

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woman with SAD

Tips for Surviving the Winter With SAD & Preventing Drug Abuse

Blog It’s no secret that our environments change with the seasons. As summer transitions to autumn and winter, the weather gets colder and the nights …

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Massachusetts Fentanyl Crisis

The Growing Threat of Fentanyl Use in Massachusetts

Blog Fentanyl is a powerful opioid used to treat severe pain in people with advanced cancer and other serious health problems. Although it has legitimate …

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