A woman hangs ornaments on a tree as she enjoys sober holidays

Enjoying Sober Holidays

If you are struggling with alcohol addiction, and you have decided you wish to stop drinking altogether, the thought of getting through the holidays is likely to be a concern. The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s tends to be a time when alcohol consumption increases for many people. With celebrations in place, alcohol seems to be…

man learns difference between cbt vs dbt

Thinking About CBT vs DBT? Which is Better for Substance Use Disorder Treatment?

Talk therapy can come in many forms. During addiction treatment, you may encounter Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Both CBT and DBT can be part of holistic addiction treatment programs. Finding a DBT program or a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program in Massachusetts can provide insight into your addiction and support for your…

Are PTSD & Addiction Connected?

At first glance, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse seem to have little in common. But people often suffer from these two conditions at the same time. Seventy-five percent of those who struggle with PTSD report having abused alcohol at some point. They’re twice as likely to use nicotine and three times as likely…