Massachusetts Drug Rehab

Massachusetts has a significant problem with drugs and is in fact ranked among the top ten states for illicit drug use in several categories. As a result, Massachusetts residents suffer many consequences of drug abuse and addiction, including a higher than average rate of drug-induced deaths in the state. All illicit drugs of abuse including cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana are problems in Massachusetts, although a very prevalent problem with the diversion and abuse of prescription drugs has also come to light in recent years. And drug abuse isn't just a problem among adults in Massachusetts, with nearly a quarter of high school students in the state reporting past month use of marijuana. Because of such a severe and prevalent problem with drug abuse and addiction, Massachusetts residents must be made aware of solution which are available in the state; primarily effective drug rehab programs.

Individuals begin using drugs for a variety of reasons, all of which can be very personal and particular to that individual. Some individuals who become addicted to drugs become this way through no fault of their own, such as with prescription drug addiction and dependence through the legitimate use of these drugs. Even if this is the case however, it is still possible to help an addict and no one should ever give up or lose hope because there is effective help available. If you know someone who is addicted to drugs, it can be a challenge to get through to them and stop them from totally destroying their lives. Helping an addicted individual when they are in the midst of a life of addiction can be one of the most difficult things to do, primarily due to the hold that these substances can take on an individual.

One way to help someone you know get into drug rehab that really needs it is by having a drug intervention. A drug intervention is a very effective tool that family members and loved ones can use to finally get them the help they need, even if prior attempts have failed. A drug intervention is a very simple and clear cut process, although it is high recommended that participants get a professional interventionist involved in the process to some extent or ideally to run the process to ensure it is a success. An interventionist is highly experienced in the process and can orchestrate the intervention and help provide any kind of support that participants need. An intervention can be an emotionally charged meeting, so it is helpful to have an interventionist there to mediate and keep the drug rehab intervention on track. The intervention will basically be a meeting where the addict will hear from all directions how much everyone is concerned and what help is being offered, and what they stand to lose if they don't accept this help. Most will in fact go to drug rehab as a result of an intervention, and all preparations will be made in advance so that they can leave immediately.

Once an individual arrives to drug rehab in Massachusetts, drug detox is the first step of their treatment plan. Detox is a process that the individual will undergo whether they are in a drug rehab setting or not, although a drug rehab is a much safer and smooth process than trying to detox on one's own. When an individual decides to stop taking drugs, their body begins to eliminate the drugs from their system and re-adjust to normal function without them. This can cause both physical and psychological symptoms which can be difficult to endure on one's own, and the individual will typically experience intense cravings to use their drug of choice during this time. If detoxing on one's own, many will just relapse and begin using drugs again with no support and structure, such as in a drug rehab setting. This is why a drug rehab detox is a better option than trying to go through this process on one's own.

While detoxing is a big step to overcome, it is just a stepping stone to the real work that must be done to fully rehabilitate someone who is trying to fully recover from a life of addiction. Because this can take a considerable amount of time to accomplish, and should be done in a distraction free therapeutic setting, individuals in Massachusetts who wish to experience the most success in drug rehab should seek treatment in a residential or inpatient drug rehab program in the state. In a drug rehab such as this, professional treatment counselors will devise a tailored treatment plan for each individual in treatment. While this can vary from individual to individual, most drug rehab programs will employ individual and group counseling, as well as behavioral therapy to help individuals be able to better cope with environmental triggers and other things which could compromise their sobriety such as drug cravings. Becoming educated about one's addiction, one's environment, others and how this all impacts one's own life is also a key part of recovery. Professional treatment counselors will do everything possible during the course of drug rehab to lessen the chances of the individual falling back into the trap of drug addiction once treatment is complete, which can include lifestyle and relationship changes as well as goal orientation.

The most successful drug rehab programs in Massachusetts put the power back in the hands of the individual, so that drugs can no longer be an issue or a handicap that they have to worry about in the future. Through this process, individuals will gain a better understanding of oneself, their environment, how their actions and decisions affect the future and others and how to create a positive impact instead of a negative one. If you or someone you know if caught up in drug addiction and wants this fresh start and a healthier lifestyle, both mind and body, drug rehab programs in Massachusetts can help accomplish this. Contact a professional treatment counselor at a drug rehab today to find out more.

Treatment Listings in Massachusetts:
  • Gosnold Inc
    1140 Route 28 Cataumet Massachusetts, 2534
  • Whidden Hospital
    103 Garland Street Everett MA., 2149
  • Whittier Pavilion
    76 Summer Street Haverhill MA., 1830
  • Justice Resource Institute Inc
    13 Pelham Road Lexington Massachusetts, 2421
  • Hurley House
    12 Lowell Street Waltham Massachusetts, 2454
  • Wayside Youth Family Support Network
    10 Asylum Street Milford MA., 1757
  • Arbour Hospital
    49 Robinwood Avenue Jamaica Plain MA., 2130
  • Family Center for Counseling and
    1419 Hancock Street Quincy Massachusetts, 2169
  • Gosnold Thorne Counseling Center
    43 Race Point Road Provincetown Massachusetts, 2657
  • Lowell Community Health Center
    161 Jackson Street Lowell MA., 1852
  • Carson Center
    96 South Street Ware MA., 1082
  • Catholic Charities
    295 Adams Street Newton Massachusetts, 2458
  • Jewish Family and Childrens Services
    1430 Main Street Waltham Massachusetts, 2451
  • Fall River Comprehensive Treatment Ctr
    22 Front Street Fall River MA., 2721
  • Brien Center for MH and SA
    60 Cottage Street Great Barrington MA., 1230
  • Prevention and Recovery Center
    330 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge Massachusetts, 2138
  • Gosnold Thorne Counseling Center
    111 Torrey Street Brockton Massachusetts, 2301
  • Phoenix House CSS
    43 Old Colony Avenue Quincy MA., 2170
  • South Middlesex Opportunity Council
    5 Rhodes Street Millbury MA., 1527
  • Catholic Charities
    152 Sylvan Street Danvers Massachusetts, 1923
  • New Life Counseling and Wellness
    400-402 North Main Street Randolph Massachusetts, 2368
  • Community Substance Abuse Centers
    172 Newbury Street Peabody MA., 1960
  • Advocates
    21 Catharine Street Worcester MA., 1605
  • LUK Inc
    99 Day Street Fitchburg Massachusetts, 1420
  • Brigham and Womens Faulkner Hospital
    1153 Centre Street Jamaica Plain Massachusetts, 2130
  • Institute for Health and Recovery Inc
    97 Central Street Lowell MA., 1852
  • Clinical and Support Options Inc
    877 South Street Pittsfield MA., 1201
  • South Bay Community Services
    50 Aldrin Road Plymouth Massachusetts, 2360
  • Steward Good Samaritan Medical Center
    235 North Pearl Street Brockton Massachusetts, 2301
  • North Charles Mental Health
    54 Washburn Avenue Cambridge MA., 2140
  • Institute for Health and Recovery Inc
    95 Berkeley Street Boston MA., 2116
  • Institute for Health and Recovery Inc
    155 Maple Street Springfield Massachusetts, 1105
  • Justice Resource Institute Inc
    1269 Beacon Street Brookline Massachusetts, 2446
  • South Bay Day Services
    340 Main Street Worcester MA., 1608
  • Lowell Community Health Center Inc
    161 Jackson Street Lowell MA., 1852
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital Psych Dept
    2014 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls Massachusetts, 2462
  • Clinical and Support Options
    8 Atwood Drive Northampton Massachusetts, 1060
  • Motivating Youth Recovery Program
    26 Queen Street Worcester MA., 1610
  • Project COPE Inc
    66 Johnson Street Lynn MA., 1902
  • South Shore Mental Health
    215 Sandwich Road Wareham Massachusetts, 2571
  • Stetson School Inc
    455 South Street Barre Massachusetts, 1005
  • Gosnold Inc
    558 West Falmouth Highway West Falmouth MA., 2574
  • Recovery Centers of America
    9 Village Inn Road Westminster MA., 1441
  • Holyoke Medical Center Inc
    575 Beech Street Holyoke Massachusetts, 1040
  • South Bay Community Services
    340 Main Street Worcester Massachusetts, 1608
  • SMOC Behavioral Healthcare
    517 Winter Street Framingham MA., 1702
  • Service Net OP Behavioral Center
    400 Amity Street Amherst MA., 1002
  • Laghey Health Behavioral Services
    298 Washington Street Gloucester Massachusetts, 1930
  • Lynn Community Health Center Inc
    20 Central Avenue Lynn Massachusetts, 1901
  • ServiceNet Inc
    53-57 Beacon Street Greenfield MA., 1301


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