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Am I An Alcoholic? Many imagine an alcoholic as the raggedy homeless man under the bridge walking around with a brown bag in hand. They ask themselves, “am I an alcoholic?” “Do I need alcohol treatment?” This stereotype also misleads many people to believe they don’t...

Meet Jake Foster“Dying is not worth it,” Jake Foster tells me when I ask him, “why recover from addiction?”Jake is a person in long-term recovery serving GateHouse Treatment as an Outreach Coordinator. His passion for the fellowship that saved his life pours through into his...

In part II of the event hosted by the Boston University School of Public Health, “The Opioid Crisis in America: A Conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General,” Dr. Monica Bharel takes the stage. Dr. Bharel is the Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health, along with several...

GateHouse Treatment is excited to report that the US Surgeon General and Boston University School of Public Health teamed up for an incredible purpose yesterday. To have a much-needed conversation about the ongoing opioid crisis that is plaguing the entire country and the benefits of...

  Nashua, NH- GateHouse Treatment of New Hampshire CEO Ed McDonough made a live appearance on NH1’s WTPL radio channel The Pulse on Friday, January 19th, 2018. McDonough discusses the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing New Hampshire.  The drug epidemic should be addressed at the highest level. GateHouse Treatment...

The New York Times, a nationally circulated news source has recently been covering many stories about overdoses due to the ongoing opioid crisis. Over the past few days, many of these stories have come out of New Hampshire. A New York Times article recently followed...

Every addict or alcoholic looking for drug and alcohol rehab has a unique set of needs that need to be met in order to receive the best possible treatment. Just like buying a car, you make an informed decision because it is an important event...

Many addicts considering drug and alcohol rehab for the first time, focus on the short term: overcoming the physical withdrawal symptoms so they can white-knuckle it from there. The truth is, this has been tried before by countless addicts and alcoholics and just doesn’t work. Addiction...

The stigma of addiction and drug and alcohol rehabs is associated with the misconceptions behind why people suffer from chemical dependency issues. For years, society has attributed addiction to a moral deficiency or weakness in character.  This idea has roots as far back as the...

Courage to Change Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates the life of a man who gave America the courage it needed to change towards the better. He taught us the value of compassion, truth, dignity, service and valor. Finding the bravery it takes within to make changes...