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What is a Speedball?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: May 16, 2022 Updated: May 10, 2022 When was the first speedball used, and what is a speedball? A speedball is a combination of heroin and cocaine. Physicians combined cocaine, heroin, alcohol, and chloroform together in the 19th century to relieve extreme pain. In today’s medical settings, this mixture is known…

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What to Expect in Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 23, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 Knowing when it is time to seek drug addiction counseling can be tricky. You may think you can stop any time you want without professional help. It’s true that some people can successfully quit using drugs on their own. However, this is not possible…

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Get Help With An Employee Assistance Program

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 21, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 Substance abuse and mental health issues can have a devastating impact on a person’s job and/or career. For some people, their struggles may impact their ability to function in their responsibilities at work and hinder their daily lives. No matter the situation, employees can…

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What to Know About Xanax

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 19, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 Xanax is often prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders. This consequently helps people manage their anxiety so that they can fulfill their daily responsibilities. With its calming and relaxing effects, it is not uncommon for users to become addicted to Xanax. Addiction to…

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How to Hold an Intervention

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 7, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 When people’s lives are being ruined by substance abuse or they refuse to get help for their mental health issues, you want to do more than just observe. Instead, you and your loved ones can hold an intervention for this person. An intervention is…