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When a person in recovery tells you their sobriety date, there is always a sense of pride and joy that accompanies the announcement. Sean Mattos, GateHouse Treatment of New Hampshire’s Director of Operations, an addiction recovery center, embodies this pride in every word he spoke...

It does appear though that the right addiction treatment centers can provide assistance in assuring the best possible outcome. The main reason for this is that the disease of addiction or alcoholism impacts the sufferer on multiple fronts: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. A different...

“I have the most supportive parents, I just took it all for granted – I was ungrateful.” Mitch Pierce is a native of New Hampshire, where he works now as a Clinical Support Supervisor for GateHouse Treatment. He grew up in a small town Jaffrey, in...

Looking at John Mastropiero today, dressed to the nines as an Admissions Specialist at GateHouse Treatment, you would never expect that he experienced all he has, to get to where he is today. When you ask anyone to tell you their “story” the first line always...

Today is a day of remembrance and action. Black Balloon Day, like many other overdose awareness campaigns, emerged from the unfortunate and tragic death of Greg Tremblay, of Saugus, Massachusetts. He died at age 38 of a drug overdose. His story is much too common...

Meet Amanda Taylor Amanda Taylor is a crucial part of the GateHouse Treatment team as the Director of Utilization Review and the Director of the Family Program. It is her intelligence, work ethic, specialized talents, and her own experience with recovery that allows her to be...

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...

  [caption id="attachment_2853" align="alignleft" width="289"] meet the gatehouse team Jake Foster[/caption] 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...

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...

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