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Addiction Detox: A Step Toward Effective Recovery

Detoxification from alcohol and/or drugs is an important first step in recovery. However, it’s not only important to take that first step, but also to do it safely. What is Detoxification? There are several types of medical detoxification (detox), including detox from alcohol, benzodiazepines, or opioids. When someone requires alcohol detox, the patient’s alcohol intake is stopped fairly...

For 20 Years, Nancy Merrill Has Helped to Build McLean’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program

One of the aspects of her job that Nancy Merrill, PMHCNS, BC, appreciates the most is that she’s never in one place for too long. As program director of McLean’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program (ADATP), Merrill finds herself often visiting one of McLean’s off-campus sites, traveling to a conference, overseeing the inpatient and partial hospital programs, participating in a research...

McLean Set to Launch Substance Abuse Program in Camden, Maine

McLean Borden Cottage, scheduled to open in early 2015 in Camden, Maine, is the hospital’s new residential treatment program for drug and alcohol addiction and the first McLean program to open outside of Massachusetts. Set on nearly 14 acres of lawns and gardens and overlooking Penobscot Bay, Borden Cottage is modeled clinically after McLean’s other off-campus programs and will be “fully...

McLean Working to Expand Substance Abuse Services in the United Arab Emirates

McLean Hospital, the largest psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a member of Partners HealthCare, has signed a five-year contract with the National Rehabilitation Center (NRC) in Abu Dhabi to provide consultation services that will allow the NRC to offer expanded substance abuse treatment programs within the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The contract between McLean and the NRC was...