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COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorder

For patients with substance use disorder, the sudden changes brought about by COVID-19 can be challenging. Here's how to find support.

COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorder

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Why Kids Bully, and How We Can Address It

Bullying is a sensitive topic, for both kids and parents. An Aspire Health Alliance psychologist explains the roots of bullying behavior and how parents can approach the subject with their children.

Why Kids Bully, and How We Can Address It

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This Holiday Season, Focus on Gratitude

Practicing gratitude is free, but it pays huge rewards. The holiday season is a great time to get in the habit of expressing your gratitude. Learn four ways to get started!

This Holiday Season, Focus on Gratitude

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Grayken Center for Patients with Substance Use Disorder Begins

South Shore Health will implement an interdependent, clinical behavioral health initiative for patients suffering from substance use disorder. Learn more about these programs and when they'll be ready for the community.

Grayken Center for Patients with Substance Use Disorder Begins

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Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

The teen years are crucial for both mental and physical development. Many teens face mental health challenges. It's important for parents to know the warning signs of mental health struggles and to know how to help their teens.

Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

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For Young Adults, All Health Must Begin with Mental Health

Both JAMA and the CDC recently released troubling statistics surrounding suicide rates. This data reaffirms the need for an integrated approach to treating mental health.

For Young Adults, All Health Must Begin with Mental Health

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Your Questions about Behavioral Health, Answered

Antony Sheehan from Aspire Health Alliance answers questions about behavioral health and the Words Matter campaign as a part of One Healthy Boston.

Your Questions about Behavioral Health, Answered

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How to Cope with Mom Guilt

Motherhood can be tough, but many moms feel like they have to hide that fact. A South Shore Health midwife talks about mom guilt and how to cope with these feelings throughout pregnancy–and beyond.

How to Cope with Mom Guilt

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Eat, Sleep, Console: A new approach for substance-exposed newborns

A new way of caring for opioid-exposed newborns allows South Shore Hospital to reduce the use of withdrawal symptom medications and lets pediatric patients go home earlier.

Eat, Sleep, Console: A new approach for substance-exposed newborns