Co-Occurring Disorders

August 30, 2019

Big Brands and their Involvement in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid lawsuits are growing, and more companies are finding themselves in the courtroom over their alleged connections to the opioid epidemic. Johnson & Johnson, Purdue, and other companies are facing the music for their alleged contribution to the historic epidemic.
August 30, 2019

Why Mindfulness is the Key to Sobriety

There’s a strong link between mindfulness and sobriety, with mindfulness supporting long-term sobriety. Banyan Treatment Centers Massachusetts offers many therapies for recovery, including MBCT near Boston. Learn more about mindfulness and its benefits for recovery today.
August 5, 2019

Is Forceable Incarceration Under Section 35 Helping or Hurting Addicts?

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.
August 5, 2019

Identifying and Combating Intrusive Thoughts in Recovery

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.
August 1, 2019

The Secondhand Dangers of Drinking

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.
June 28, 2019

Fighting Addiction in the Construction Industry

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.
June 28, 2019

What is Purple Heroin?

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.
June 15, 2019

The Truth About Medication for Addiction Treatment

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.
June 14, 2019

Symptoms of Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) and What to Do

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.
May 10, 2019
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What Makes a Corporate Recovery Program Different?

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.
April 11, 2019
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Why Join an Alumni Program?

After getting sober, many patients have a tough time making new friends in sobriety. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts offers an alumni program where former Banyan patients can connect, supporting each other’s sobriety while having fun.
March 12, 2019
prescription pill addiction

Signs of Prescription Pill Addiction

Prescription pills, such as benzos and opioids, are highly addictive. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts offers prescription pill addiction treatment. Here are common signs RX opioid and benzo addictions and how to get help.
December 26, 2018

Common Addictions Faced by Young Adults

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.
December 7, 2018

When PHP is the Next Step

After completing detox or inpatient treatment, patients may have additional medical needs in their recovery. For patients with medical needs in recovery, PHP drug treatment may be the next step. The professionals at Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts explain when the right approach is PHP.