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Tips for Living with Depression

Millions of Americans live with some form of depression. Although there are many treatments and medicines available, and new ones are being developed all the time, daily life with depression can still be challenging at times. Living with depression takes courage, strength, and creativity. Learning some tips and techniques to help make daily life a…

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PTSD and Addiction

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorder (SUD) are often experienced at the same time. The link between PTSD and addiction can be strong, making it complicated to treat clients who are dealing with both disorders. However, our understanding of the best ways to help people experiencing the aftermath of trauma and struggling with…

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Understanding Separation Anxiety in Adults

Separation anxiety is a normal developmental stage for very young children. In some children, it becomes so disruptive that treatment is required. However, many people do not realize that adults can also suffer from separation anxiety. There are many types of anxiety, not all of which are severe enough to require professional treatment. Still, when…

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Self-Harm and Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions. Millions of people all over the world have experienced a depression severe enough to be considered clinical. Coping with depression can be especially difficult because the nature of the condition makes it hard to think about and do the things that would be most likely…

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3 Benefits of an Evening IOP

If you need help for substance use disorder but cannot fit an inpatient or daytime treatment program into your schedule, you may want to consider the benefits of an evening intensive outpatient program (IOP). Designed with convenience in mind, this evening alternative allows you to attend addiction treatment on a schedule that works for you.…

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Living with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can be very disruptive when it is not properly diagnosed or treated. For people living with bipolar disorder, it may seem like things will never be normal or good again. However, when bipolar disorder is being appropriately managed, it is possible to live a good, healthy, and active life. Treating bipolar disorder can…

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Addressing High-Functioning Depression

You or someone you love could have depression and still live a life without even knowing that you could benefit from mental health treatment. This is because spotting someone with high-functioning depression can be a challenge. On the surface, you may seem completely fine as you head off to work every day, manage relationships and…

Addiction treatment programs in Massachusetts

Addiction Treatment Programs in Massachusetts

Making the difficult decision to seek out addiction treatment programs for your drug or alcohol use is the critical first step in recovery. Admitting that you have a problem and need professional help to solve it is also the most crucial step in this process. Congratulations, you are on the long road to recovery now.…

Alcohol rehab center in Massachusetts

Finding an Alcohol Rehab Center in Massachusetts

Alcohol rehab centers are devoted to your full recovery from harmful alcohol addiction. There are several kinds of alcohol rehab center programs, each with a different environment and available amenities, multiple therapy options, and standard or personalized treatment plans. If you or someone you love are struggling with alcohol use disorder, contact Greater Boston Addiction…

Benefits of PHP

The Benefits of PHP Rehab

A partial hospitalization program (often called PHP rehab) has numerous benefits for those suffering from addiction and/or mental health issues. A partial hospitalization program rehab provides intensive care for when you or a loved one are experiencing severe behavioral issues. Being a partial hospitalization, you get the care you need over the course of several…