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Stress Management for Recovered Addicts

Stress Management for Recovered Addicts

Stress is a big part of daily life. To a person in addiction recovery, stress is a concern. For most people, a stressful situation is something that can be resolved and moved on from because healthy stress management techniques are available to that individual. For those who have substance use disorder, that’s not always the […]

First Signs of Liver Damage From Alcohol

First Signs of Liver Damage From Alcohol

Alcohol abuse can wide range of serious health issues, some of which are irreversible. Excessive drinking can lead to high blood pressure, depression and anxiety, heart disease and various cancers, as well as liver disease. One of the most common, and preventable, alcohol-related health risks is Alcoholic Liver Disease. What is Alcoholic Liver Disease? The […]

Opiate Drug Detox, Beverly MA

Opiate Drug Detox, Beverly MA

Opiates are a powerful type of drug. In any form, they can cause a person to struggle with dependence, a condition in which they simply cannot stop using the drug. Yet, for those who are ready to make a change, there is help. Baystate Recovery Center offers a comprehensive opiate drug detox in Beverly, MA, […]

Baystate Recovery Center: Beverly, MA

Baystate Recovery Center: Beverly, MA

If you’ve decided to seek help with your addiction struggles, congratulations! You’re committing yourself and taking the first step towards a life of sobriety. However, you may be struggling to find the right drug rehab center in Beverly, MA. If you’re seeking a confidential, professional program offering help for men and women with flexible programs, […]

What To Do if You’re Nervous To Go to Rehab

What To Do if You’re Nervous To Go to Rehab

You realize that you need help to overcome your drug or alcohol use disorder. Perhaps you’ve already chosen a reputable recovery center in Massachusetts. However, you’re nervous about what to expect and need some advice on overcoming this last hurdle to supportive substance abuse treatment. What do you do? The professionals at Baystate Recovery Center […]

Drug Abuse In Beverly, MA

Drug Abuse In Beverly, MA

Millions of Americans struggle each year with drug abuse, known as Substance Abuse Disorder (SAD), and thousands each year enter treatment programs. If you’re concerned about your own drug use, or that of a loved one, you aren’t alone. Help and treatment is available to you at Baystate Recovery Center, and your journey to sobriety […]

How to Know You Need Professional Drug Rehab

How to Know You Need Professional Drug Rehab

For America, the drug abuse crisis is an epidemic that kills countless people and costs $740 billion annually. For the people who are living through addiction, it’s a constant struggle that can jeopardize their finances and social circles. If you’ve just recently started abusing drugs, it might not be that bad for you yet and […]

How to Help a Person Who Has Overdosed

How to Help a Person Who Has Overdosed

Witnessing someone suffering from drug overdose can be very traumatizing. According to the Centers for Disease Control, overdose deaths have topped 100,000 annually. With such high statistics, it is important to know how to respond if you think you’re witnessing a drug overdose. Knowing what to do if you do observe a drug overdose will […]

The Different Stages of Drug Addiction

The Different Stages of Drug Addiction

There’s a common misconception surrounding individuals who are addicted to drugs because drug addiction is difficult to understand. Individuals who use drugs are viewed as weak or as having low morals. However, drug addiction is much more complicated than that. To begin to understand drug addiction and its complexities, we will go over the different […]

The 12 Steps of NA

The 12 Steps of NA

Many people find that a 12-step program, pioneered by Bill Wilson as “Alcoholics Anonymous,” can help them remain sober. Narcotics Anonymous, or NA, is a program modeled after that. The 12 steps of NA are intended to help addicts remain sober, connect to others on a sober path, and explore their reasons for using. Some […]