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Does Forcing Someone To Go To Rehab Really Work?

Everyone has their own unique journey towards recovery, and not everyone begins this journey voluntarily. In many cases, friends and family become so concerned about their loved one’s substance abuse that they take extreme measures in forcing them to go to rehab. While many states, including Massachusetts, have involuntary commitment…

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Should I Go Back to Rehab After a Relapse?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse between 40-60% of people who go to substance abuse treatment relapse at least once in their lives.[1] And, many people in recovery relapse several times before achieving long-term sobriety. Relapse, although disheartening, does not make you a failure. Relapse also doesn’t mean…

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Can I Keep My Job While Going to Rehab in Massachusetts?

There are many reasons why people are hesitant to go to rehab. Some people are worried that they cannot afford treatment, some are in denial that they have a problem, and others simply don’t want to stop using drugs and alcohol. However, one major reason why people avoid going to…

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How to Care for Your Family During Rehab

Millions of people in the United States struggle with addiction. Some people live with their addiction for years before getting the help they need, and many more never receive treatment for it. Without treatment, there is little chance of fully recovering from addiction and living a healthy, self-directed life. People…

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PHP vs. IOP: Understanding The Difference

Researching different addiction treatment programs in the Boston area can be confusing. There is a lot of new lingo and jargon that you may not recognize. With terms like “residential,” “intensive inpatient,” “partial hospitalization,” and “IOP” flying around, deciding on a treatment program can be overwhelming. To help you make…

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Medications Used to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, people who struggle with opioid use disorder who go to detox without medical assistance are very likely to relapse and begin using opioids once again.[1] One way treatment programs help support people who are addicted to prescription opioids or heroin is by…

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5 Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Addiction and alcoholism are progressive and deadly diseases of the mind, body, and spirit. They require a whole-person approach for a full recovery. While behavioral therapy and peer support groups play a vital role in the recovery process, the FDA has approved several different medications that effectively treat opioid and…

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How Much Does Rehab Cost in the Boston Area?

Addiction is a complex and progressive illness that rarely shows improvement without professional treatment. The problem is many people who struggle with addiction are reluctant to seek out the help that they need. Some people are simply scared to live a life without drugs and alcohol while others are in…

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How to Help Someone Who is Addicted to Heroin

Addiction affects millions of people in the United States, but only a small percentage of people get the treatment they need to overcome it. Addiction treatment offers the best chance at managing the short and long-term effects of addiction by enabling people to live life without substances. For people who…

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Why Do Some People Need to Go to Rehab Two or More Times?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, relapse rates for people in recovery from addiction are comparable to those of people who are treated for asthma and blood pressure. Between 40-60% of patients who seek treatment for substance abuse relapse.[1] While relapse can feel discouraging and guilt-ridden, it does…

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