Spotting an Oxycontin Addiction

Spotting an OxyContin Addiction

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 23, 2021 Updated: October 13, 2021 The opioid epidemic is an indication of the widespread presence of people who are addicted to opioids such as OxyContin. Addiction to prescription opiates like OxyContin can damage your emotional and physical well-being. OxyContin is a powerful…

Dangers of Synthetic Opioids

Dangers of Synthetic Opioids

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 17, 2021 Updated: October 13, 2021 Synthetic opioids are a class of psychoactive drugs that relieve pain like opiates. Drug manufacturers artificially produce these substances with an internal structure similar to naturally occurring opioids like morphine. Synthetic opioids and natural opioids have similar…

Meth Withdrawal Symptoms

Detox and Meth Withdrawal Symptoms

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: October 9, 2021 Updated: October 12, 2021 Detox is an integral part of substance abuse treatment programs for meth addiction. Individuals going through detox and withdrawal are expected to experience mild to severe meth withdrawal symptoms. As much as the thought of symptoms such as panic attacks or hallucinations can be daunting,…

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National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: September 25, 2021 Updated: August 31, 2021 For over 30 years, September has marked the observance of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. The month’s primary goal is to raise awareness and understanding surrounding mental and substance use disorders. Throughout the month, there are several celebratory dates, such as National…

College student drug abuse

Drugs and College Students

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: September 17, 2021 Updated: August 31, 2021 Unfortunately, drug use among college students is all too common and can result in physical, mental, social, and academic problems. Substance use in college students is usually experimental but can quickly turn into an addiction that requires substance abuse treatment. College students adapt to…

co-occurring disorders

Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: August 6, 2021 Updated: August 20, 2021 Depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety are a few of the most common mental health conditions people with addiction may have. When both mental health conditions and addiction are present, experts say that the patient has co-occurring disorders. It’s not uncommon for…

suboxone side effects

Suboxone Side Effects

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: June 20, 2021 Updated: June 28, 2021 Suboxone is commonly used to treat opioid dependence and abuse. It is prescribed by a doctor and contains the active ingredients naloxone and buprenorphine. These block the bodies’ opioid receptors and prevent opioid effects from being experienced. They also prevent usually prevent suboxone abuse.…