Under Section 35 in Massachusetts law, addicts can be forcibly committed to drug and alcohol treatment. But, is this helping or hurting addicts on their road to recovery? Banyan Treatment Center evaluates this approach to treating addiction in Massachusetts.
Intrusive thoughts are more common than you may think, and they’re common for people in recovery. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts shares tips on recognizing and controlling intrusive thoughts for better mental health and successful relapse prevention.
Alcoholism is harmful to the alcoholic, but it can also harm their friends, families, and loved ones. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts explores the secondhand harms of drinking and how to get sober from alcoholism.
Addiction in the construction industry is a growing problem, with many workers facing opioid addiction dangers. A recent work stoppage in Massachusetts attempted to bring attention to this growing addiction crisis in the construction industry. Banyan Massachusetts explores this epidemic and offers help for construction workers needing addiction treatment.
Purple heroin, aka purp, is an illegal drug that’s been causing increased dangers in Canada. The drug is expected to spread to the US as well, creating dangers for states and communities close to our northern neighbors. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts explores the dangers of purple heroin.
The chemical components of addiction can be difficult to face, which is why many people in treatment seek out medical addiction treatment in which they’re using medication to treat aspects of addiction. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts explores how viable this treatment path is.
While initial detox typically lasts several days or weeks, post-acute withdrawal syndrome can last for months after a person has gotten sober. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts shares post-acute withdrawal symptoms and how to treat PAWS.
You spend 40 hours a week with your co-workers and employees, but do you know how to help them find sobriety? Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts offers a corporate recovery program for employees, executives, CEOs, and everyone in between. Here’s what makes this type of treatment unique.
Long-term meth addiction can cause problems such as meth mouth, brain changes, and other health problems. More here on how to treat meth addiction and information on treating the health effects of prolonged meth abuse.
Though Massachusetts is facing an opioid epidemic much like the rest of the country, new data shows things may be improving. Last year, in 2018, opioid overdose deaths dropped by 4% in The Bay State. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts outlines why opioid overdose deaths are declining in our state.
Millions of Americans struggle with alcohol use disorder, also known as alcoholism. But what are the health risks of alcoholism or heavy drinking? Cancer, liver disease, heart conditions, and many other health problems have been linked to alcohol abuse.
The opioid epidemic grabs headlines, but it’s not the only drug teens and young adults are addicted to. Other commonly abused drugs among those aged 18 to 25 include marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol. Sobriety is possible with help from drug and alcohol rehab in Massachusetts.
As addiction is worsening nationwide, the technologies to combat these challenges are improving. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts shares information regarding the latest in drug addiction treatment technology, including VR for addiction treatment