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Addiction Treatment Through Art Therapy

Addiction Treatment Through Art Therapy

When you decide to seek help for your battle with addiction, there are numerous options when considering what type of therapy to choose from. From the conventional approach of medicine-based treatments to more holistic and cognitive-focused approaches, all options have a tie to mending your emotional and mental processes to ensure you start a new […]

Support & Hope When He Needed It Most

Support & Hope When He Needed It Most

The road to long-term sobriety is nothing short of bumpy. Understanding that the ride won’t be smooth, but will be worth it, is essential to putting one foot in front of the other while choosing your own recovery every day. We understand you may feel broken, confused, exhausted and desperate when you walk through our […]

The 12 Step Program: Step 6

The 12 Step Program: Step 6

You’ve officially reached Step 6 and are now halfway through the 12-step recovery program. How exciting! Thus far, this journey has been filled with enlightenment and progress which should be celebrated and embraced while acknowledging that the road to sobriety and long-term recovery is one that takes time and consistent effort. Step 6 is all […]

How Corey Chose Sobriety Over Suffering

How Corey Chose Sobriety Over Suffering

  Baystate Recovery Center encompasses the ideals of community, advocacy, and building strong, meaningful relationships with each patient. At Baystate, it really comes down to how we make patients feel from the moment they step in our doors until long after they’ve left. Corey, an alumni, discussed his time spent with the Baystate staff and […]

The 12 Step Program: Step One

The 12 Step Program: Step One

You’ve taken the first step in changing the rest of your life when you decide to begin the 12-step recovery program. Step one, which may seem like the hardest, is the most important foundation to begin your recovery journey with Baystate Recovery Center. Step one states that, “we admitted we were powerless over our addiction […]

12 Step Program Overview

12 Step Program Overview

What is the 12 Step Program? We all have the power to overcome. With the right plan, the right support system, and the conscious actionable steps, we are able to take back control from the holds of addiction and prosper in the next season of our lives. As with many things in life, planning is […]