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Is Medication-Assisted Treatment Safe?

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a type of addiction and mental health treatment that combines the use of prescription medications and therapy. The drugs used in MAT help manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings. Some people have concerns over whether medication-assisted treatment is safe and effective. If you are thinking about trying medication-assisted treatment in Washington, keep…

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PCP vs. LSD

PCP and LSD are two well-established illicit drugs that are nonetheless overlooked in today’s climate of methamphetamine and opioids. That in no way diminishes the harmful and addictive nature of these substances, but many people are unclear on the differences. Regardless of what substance you or a loved one are struggling with, Bayview Recovery’s substance…

Woman preparing for PHP

Preparing for Partial Hospitalization Programs

People recovering from drug or alcohol addiction can benefit from various outpatient treatment options. These include partial hospitalization programs (PHP), which are often used as a bridge between inpatient care and less intensive outpatient treatment. If you’re ready to consider a partial hospitalization program in Tacoma, Washington, preparing for PHP should be your next step.…