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PTSD and Substance Use Disorder

Introduction: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental health condition that can have a profound impact on an individual’s life. What many people may not realize is that PTSD and substance use disorder often go hand in hand. Individuals with PTSD may turn to substance abuse as a way to self-medicate and cope with […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Introduction: May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and the importance of seeking support. Mental health is a vital aspect of our overall well-being and it influences various aspects of our lives, making it even more important to understand that mental health and substance abuse are closely […]

The Benefits of a Partial Hospitalization Program

In our ongoing mission to provide excellent mental health and substance use treatment across the lifespan, Gosnold is proud to announce that we are expanding our Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHPs) to underserved regions of the state. While PHPs are highly effective in helping individuals through an important and vulnerable time in their recovery journey, people […]

BH-JI Blog

Launched as a pilot program in 2019 and in our county in February of 2022, the Behavioral Health Justice Involved Program is a partnership between Masshealth and the Massachusetts Executive Office of the Trial Court.   Gosnold is the vendor for Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket County.  Referrals to BH-JI are predominantly received from our local Houses […]

Quality Blog

Gosnold, Inc. holds the importance of quality healthcare at the front and center of all care we provide. The purpose of the Gosnold’ s Quality Management program is to maximize the quality of life, safety and security of its patients. Integrated within this purpose, is the commitment towards performance improvement and continuous quality enhancements. The Quality Management program’s function is to […]

Talking to kids about underage drinking

April is Alcohol Awarenss Month, and it is important to speak with our kids about underage drinking. Many kids and teens try alcohol during their high school and college years, before it’s legal for them to drink it. It is important for parents and kids to understand the effects of alcohol on the developing brain. […]

Expanding Healthy Behaviors in Recovery

Amid a substance use disorder (SUD), your primary focus is often centered on finding the opportunity to use. This fixation can consume so much time and energy that you have none left for healthy behaviors. You may neglect work, relationships, and hobbies because you are unwilling to the substance. In recovery, you get that time […]

Complacency in Recovery

Recovery from substance use disorder (SUD) and building long-term sobriety is no minor accomplishment. You should feel proud of yourself for such an achievement. Yet, there’s a big difference between being proud of what you’ve done in your recovery and suffering from complacency.  Complacency is never good for recovery. Understanding complacency and how it occurs […]

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and it is important to identify the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal as well as treatment options that Gosnold offers.  If you drink alcohol heavily for weeks, months, or years, you may have both mental and physical problems when you stop or seriously cut back on how much you drink. This is called alcohol […]

NAMI CIT Training

On Tuesday April 4th, Gosnold’s Director of Community Outreach, Kevin Rosario, attended the NAMI CIT training at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis, MA.  Kevin’s presentation focused on the disease models of addiction and compassionate approaches with patients suffering from substance use disorder in the community.  The lack of mental health crisis services across the […]

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