mental health co-responder Archives - Banyan Massachusetts

mental health co-responder

June 7, 2021
cognitive dissonance and addiction

Cognitive Dissonance and Addiction

We’re exploring the relationship between cognitive dissonance and addiction as well as how this theory contributes to substance abuse.
May 27, 2021
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Most Commonly Abused Drugs in the Workplace

Lots of addicts are able to hold down their jobs. Visit us here to learn about the most commonly abused drugs in the workplace.
May 24, 2021
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Does Cocaine Change the Shape of Brain Cells?

Does cocaine change the shape of brain cells? Yes, and more. Visit us here to learn how cocaine changes brain cell shape and what can happen when brain cells are affected.
May 10, 2021
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Answering Difficult Questions About Your Addiction

Many questions for addicts in recovery can be hurtful. Here are some ways of answering difficult questions about your addiction.
May 3, 2021
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How to Overcome Alcohol Cravings

Whether you’ve received alcoholism treatment or simply want to cut back on drinking, here are 5 simple tips on how to overcome alcohol cravings.
April 21, 2021
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Powdered Alcohol

Powdered alcohol is a recent invention that many people know very little about. Visit us here to learn the truth about powdered alcohol and its side effects.
April 16, 2021
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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month in 2021 is a program held every April that advocates for alcoholism education and treatment. Visit us here to learn the importance of Alcohol Awareness Month and how you can participate.
April 6, 2021
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Substance Abuse & Domestic Violence

While substance abuse and domestic violence don’t always precede each other, their relationship is undeniable. Visit us here to learn more about the connection between domestic violence and substance abuse.
April 5, 2021
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Long-Term Effects of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

No one is immune to drug addiction, including pregnant women. Visit us here to learn more about the long-term effects of neonatal abstinence syndrome and its causes.
March 23, 2021
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Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder

What is hallucinogen persisting perception disorder and who’s more likely to develop this condition? Visit us here to find out.
January 6, 2020
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Is the Co-Responder Model Working in Massachusetts?

Mental illness is not a crime, which is why many communities are developing co-responder programs to help individuals in need. Massachusetts has started utilizing a co-responder model for communities in the state, but how effective is offering mental health assistance over incarceration for actions?