Substance Use Disorder

With more than 30 years of experience managing substance use disorder (SUD) service delivery, Beacon understands the unique challenges of addiction. We equip our providers with the right tools and clinical resources to identify and treat SUDs and we help the people we serve achieve and sustain long-term recovery.

How Beacon is Combating the Opioid Addiction Crisis

2 million Americans are addicted to prescription opioids Opioid overdose is now the #1 cause of accidental death in America Opioid-related deaths have...

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Confronting the Crisis of Opioid Addiction

Beacon takes the view that opioid addiction is a chronic brain disease that is best treated by a chronic disease model of care. Read Beacon’s blog post on the subject...

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Is Addiction a Chronic Brain Disease?

Addiction as a chronic brain disease continues to be debated, but a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine asserts that neuroscience supports addiction as...

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Alchohol Use Questionnaire

This quiz will help you see if you might have a problem with alcohol. For each question you answer yes, give yourself 1 point. I use alcohol to help me deal with...

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