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Suicide Contagion

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 29, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 Fashion designer Kate Spade killed herself on June 5th and chef Anthony Bourdain did the same thing a few days later. We know that suicide is not like a biological virus that you can catch. However, is suicide contagious if we hear of someone…

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How to Cope with Trauma

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 26, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 Experiencing trauma can make you think of nothing but what you encountered. You may try to move on but the memories prevent you from staying in the present. It is important to use healthy methods to be able to live your life and letting…

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Drunk Driving

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 22, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 What is Drunk Driving? Drunk driving is when you are driving while there is still alcohol in your system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 29 people die every day from motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver and there is…

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Importance of Having Fun in Recovery

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 14, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 Being in recovery requires a lot of responsibilities like attending meetings, staying away from triggers, renewing relationships, and doing anything else to achieve sobriety. Being sober does not have to mean all work and no fun. Having fun in recovery is important. It lets…