Events

May 18, 2020

Changing Your Perspective in Recovery

Along with overcoming the physical dependence of addiction, you need to change your thinking. Changing your perspective in recovery could help you find lasting sobriety.
May 18, 2020

Are Painkillers Making Your Pain Worse? All About Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Although opioids are meant to help with chronic pain, this is not always the case. Opioid-induced hyperalgesia could be at the root of your problems and making matters worse.
May 4, 2020

Dealing with Stress in Sobriety

Dealing with stress in sobriety isn’t easy, but it is vital to the recovery process. These tips for stress management in addiction recovery could just save you from a relapse.
May 1, 2020

How to Improve Creativity in Recovery

Creativity can be an important part of the addiction healing process. Follow these tips to improve creativity in recovery and see greater progress in your sobriety journey.
April 21, 2020

Rebuilding Trust in Recovery

Rebuilding trust in recovery isn’t easy but these tips may be able to help you mend your relationships and get back to how things were before your addiction.
April 21, 2020

Dealing with Grief and Loss in Recovery

Trying to deal with grief and loss in recovery can be challenging and could lead to relapse. Instead of falling back into addiction, these tips for coping with grief in recovery could save your sobriety.
April 17, 2020

Boston’s First Recreational Marijuana Shop

Recently, Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop opened in the neighborhood of Dorchester. While a lot of people are excited about this new development, could this dispensary do more harm than good?
March 31, 2020

The Alcoholic Liver Disease Stages & Their Warning Signs

As a progressive disease, there are three alcoholic liver disease stages. Recognize the signs of alcoholic liver disease and how to treat each stage to prevent these problems from getting worse.
March 31, 2020

U.S. Stores Now Selling Water That Tastes Like Wine

A new product that is water that tastes like wine is starting to hit U.S. stores, but this wine water may not be as safe for recovering alcoholics as you think.
March 19, 2020
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Sober Brain Changes in Recovery

Substance abuse can have devastating effects on a person’s brain, including structural and chemical changes, but quitting could help. The sober brain changes to reverse some of this damage.
January 17, 2019

How to Keep A Resolution

You’ve made resolutions for the new year, but have you kept them? Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts share tips on how to keep a resolution, setting goals, and more.
December 20, 2018

How to Enjoy New Year’s Eve Sober

Alcohol is not a requirement for an enjoyable New Year’s celebration. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts shares sober tips for a healthy and alcohol-free New Year’s Eve.
November 11, 2018

How the Holidays Worsen Addiction

The holiday season is full of stress, and addiction only makes things worse. There is a strong connection between worsening addiction and the holiday season. But, you can cope with stress in a healthy way without drugs or alcohol. Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts is here to help.
October 11, 2017

Addiction and Mental Health Treatment for College Students

Alcohol and drug abuse is a common issue among the college “party scene” and culture. Many students start experimenting with drugs at a young age recreationally and access to the drugs becomes easier to obtain without having parental supervision 24-7 like they once had at home. We see time and time again, students’ stress and anxiety levels increase when they experience dramatic lifestyle changes and leaving for college can be one of them.