Addiction Related Content

Video: Supporting Loved Ones Struggling With Addiction

When someone you care about is living with an addiction, there are many obstacles to address and overcome—both separately and together. When someone has an addiction, it can impact all parts of their lives, as well as the lives of those around them. Knowing the best way to help a loved one with an...

Everything You Need To Know About Addiction

Addiction is not a sign of weakness, a character flaw, or a moral failure. It is a common condition that affects millions of people of all ages, backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. And while there is no one cause of addiction, there is hope—it can be treated effectively. Keep Reading To Learn The...

In Memoriam: Frederick Goggans, MD

It is with deep sadness that we announce the unexpected death of Frederick “Rick” Goggans, MD. Goggans served as the medical director for Borden Cottage in Camden, Maine since its opening in 2015. He was well known for his deep commitment to patient care, mental health advocacy, and through his...

Video: Substance Use Disorders and Suicide

Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Addiction and Suicide Suicide risk is elevated in connection to substance misuse. In this talk, Connery...

Video: Deconstructing Stigma – Chris

As a participant in McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, Chris tells his story of his struggle with addiction and how getting the help he needed inspired him to fight stigma by talking openly about his recovery. “I work in the world of sports, where any perceived weakness is judged negatively...

Podcast: Depression, Addiction, and the Restaurant Industry

The restaurant and hospitality industries are high-paced and high-stress—and have some of the highest rates of mental illness in any field. Jenn talks to Food & Wine Magazine’s Kat Kinsman, MIDA Boston’s Douglass Williams, and McLean Hospital’s Ipsit Vahia, MD. Together they discuss mental health in...