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The Relationship Between Alcohol and Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are different from the day-to-day anxiety everyone experiences in stressful situations. For people with anxiety disorders, daily life can seem physically and emotionally overwhelming, and they may turn to alcohol to cope. If you or someone you love has a substance use disorder, an alcohol and anxiety treatment program can address both concerns…

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic

Anyone with an alcohol use disorder—a condition that makes people unable to control their drinking—can benefit from an alcoholic treatment program. Their symptoms don’t have to be severe. Many people who need treatment may fit the definition of “functioning alcoholics” or people with alcohol use disorders who appear successful in daily life. During Alcohol Awareness…

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What to Expect in a Boston Benzo Rehab

If you’ve visited a doctor for anxiety, panic attacks, seizures, or insomnia, you may have been given benzodiazepines. These medications, also known as benzos, are safe and effective when used as prescribed. However, they can also turn addictive. If you find yourself or a loved one using benzodiazepines more and more frequently, without a prescription,…

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What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on how thoughts, beliefs, and emotions affect behavior. For many people in recovery, a cognitive-behavioral therapy program is an essential resource. The skills you learn in CBT can help you stay sober—and improve your self-esteem, goal-setting strategies, and interpersonal skills in the process. What is CBT? What are the Goals…

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How Group Therapy Provides Support During Recovery

Most rehab facilities have a group therapy program, and if you’ve never tried group therapy before, the process may seem intimidating. Opening up to others about your personal experiences can be a challenge. However, group therapy for recovery can be highly rewarding. With help from a skilled facilitator, group members gain insight into their own…

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3 Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drugs are safe and helpful when you use them as prescribed. But certain kinds of prescription medications can be addictive, and if you start to overuse or abuse them, you can permanently damage your health. The drugs that most often require prescription drug addiction treatment include sedatives, opioids, and stimulants. Sedatives and central nervous…

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Finding a Women’s Rehab Program in Boston

While addiction can affect anyone, women and men face very different hurdles in recovery. A women’s rehab program focuses on issues specific to women, allowing you to heal in a supportive women-only recovery community. Rehab Programs Designed for Women A strong women’s rehab center in Boston sets you up to succeed in all areas of…