how alcohol addiction treatment keeps you safe

How Alcohol Addiction Treatment Keeps You Safe

Alcohol abuse is a common problem in this country. With the wide availability of alcohol, from ball games to celebrations, it can be challenging to avoid drinking alcohol altogether. This is one of the many reasons that alcoholism affects people from all walks of life. For many people, it is nearly impossible to stop drinking without…

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Signs Your Loved One Needs Drug and Alcohol Treatment

The idea that someone you know and care about might be battling a drug or alcohol addiction can be frightening, and most of us don’t even want to admit that this could happen. However, substance use disorders are more common than most people think, with hundreds of thousands of people in the state of Massachusetts…

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Staying Sober on Memorial Day Weekend

Staying sober on Memorial Day weekend can be challenging for many individuals with alcohol addiction issues. This is often true even for those that have completed an alcohol addiction treatment program. However, learning some holiday sobriety tips for Memorial Day weekend can help people enjoy sober activities that do not include drinking alcohol. If you…

woman participating in motivational interviewing for addiction recovery

How Motivational Interviewing Is Used in Addiction Recovery

Motivational interviewing is a form of addiction treatment in which the therapist acts as the interviewer, and the client becomes the interviewee. The purpose of this type of treatment is to prompt a change in the client’s life. For instance, people who struggle with alcohol use disorder may find motivational interviewing helpful because it helps…

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Alcohol Rehab in the Boston Area

The effects of alcoholism can adversely affect someone’s life. Most of these effects are harmful and can even result in death. The only effective mechanism to overcome alcoholism is to enroll in an alcohol rehab center for many people. If you live in the Boston area and may have an addiction to alcohol, Rockland Recovery…

Woman Experiencing Relapse

Factors That Influence Relapse

Addiction recovery can be a lonely and difficult path. That’s why many people relapse. If you’ve relapsed and are using again, recognize that this doesn’t mean you’ve failed. It means you need more help to get back on track. Our professionals at Rockland Recovery Treatment Centers offer a relapse prevention plan to help you find…

Woman With Low Self-Esteem and Substance Use

Low Self-Esteem and Substance Use Disorders

Do you struggle with self-esteem? Not everyone is born with confidence in themselves. The environment and circumstances of your life may have contributed to low self-esteem where you may not think highly of yourself or have enough respect for who you are and what you’re capable of achieving. Yet, when a person displays signs of…