Depressed man in the midst of flakka drug effects

Flakka Drug Effects

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: July 27, 2019 Updated: August 13, 2019 The illegal drug market continues to turn out some truly vile synthetic drugs. It seems every couple of years, or so you hear about some new substance claiming lives and creating a crisis. Criminals have been making and distributing harmful and addictive substances for…

Woman struggles after learning about what is mescaline

What is Mescaline?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: July 21, 2019 Updated: June 26, 2019 Mescaline, also called mescal or peyote, serves a cultural purpose for Native Americans, as it has for thousands of years. But through non-cultural use, this intoxicant causes many adverse effects. Anyone abusing drugs on a recreational basis needs help understanding their root causes for…

Man in distress thanks to salvia side effects

Salvia Side Effects

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: July 19, 2019 Updated: June 27, 2019 Salvia is now one of the most popular recreational drugs among adolescents and young adult drug abusers. Because it is easy to obtain and carries a low addiction potential, some believe the drug is not toxic. However, there are salvia side effects that carry…

Woman struggling through GHB side effects

GHB Side Effects

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: July 15, 2019 Updated: June 26, 2019 Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a controlled substance. Although it has medical uses, GHB side effects can lead to severe substance abuse problems. For some, it’s also a drug to get high. Others misuse it as a date rape drug. Who Abuses GHB? Interestingly, some athletes…

Woman struggling with the symptoms of hallucinogen persisting perception disorder

Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: July 13, 2019 Updated: June 27, 2019 Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder is a recurring distortion of a person’s visual perception. Typically, it presents itself as a lingering effect of hallucinogen abuse. Symptoms may continue for months or years. Some relief from symptoms occurs with addiction treatment care. However, consuming hallucinogenic drugs…