Woman attempts to learn does insurance cover rehab

Does Insurance Cover Rehab?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 30, 2019Updated: November 7, 2019One concern for many people who are seeking drug and alcohol treatment is, does insurance cover rehab? This should not be a determining factor in the decision to begin treatment, but it is an important consideration. There are options available to suit each individual’s circumstances. In this article, we…

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What are Gateway Drugs?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 27, 2019Updated: July 3, 2019Everyone has heard the argument that marijuana is a gateway drug but most people dismiss this idea. The concept is very real, however, and creates a well-trodden path towards drug addiction. When it comes to treatment for drug addiction, we must ask what are gateway drugs? Moreover, what are…

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Binge Drinking in College

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 23, 2019Updated: June 3, 2019If you were to believe Hollywood’s portrayal of college life, it may seem like it’s a never-ending stream of parties and alcohol abuse. Unfortunately, this is a sad reality for some college students who will find themselves caught up in an endless cycle. Binge drinking in college is a…

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How to Stay Sober

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 19, 2019Updated: June 3, 2019One of the biggest misconceptions about alcohol abuse is that getting sober is the toughest part of the process. It isn’t. Once rehab is complete, a lifelong journey of staying sober begins. A quality treatment program will not only provide assistance with getting sober, but it also teaches techniques…

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What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 15, 2019Updated: May 31, 2019Acceptance and commitment therapy has been around a long time. Lately, it is gaining popularity and attention. You may be thinking, what is acceptance and commitment therapy? In this article, we will unpack it and explain its benefits and uses.Put simply, acceptance and commitment therapy is an action-based approach to psychotherapy.…

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Inpatient vs Outpatient

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 7, 2019Updated: March 10, 2020When seeking help for substance abuse there are some important options to consider. One of the initial decisions involves weighing up the pros and cons of inpatient vs outpatient treatment programs. This will allow you to decide which one best suits your personal needs. Both types of programs focus…

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Difference Between DUI vs DWI

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 3, 2019Updated: May 31, 2019Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while impaired/intoxicated (DWI) seem like different ways of saying the same thing. Commonly, people use the terms interchangeably. Frankly, they are both serious charges with even more serious consequences. Alcohol abuse can lead to these serious legal issues. There can be differences…

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Addiction Help for Men

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: May 30, 2019Updated: June 3, 2019Chemical dependency is causing your life to spiral out of control. It’s also getting more and more challenging to keep everything going. However, there is hope. Addiction help for men can be the game-changer you need.Men Experience Addiction Differently Than WomenWhen you enter a mens drug rehab program, you…

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Types of Benzos and Their Dangers

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: May 26, 2019Updated: May 14, 2019Benzodiazepines (benzos) treat panic disorders and anxiety attacks. Because of their functions, they work quickly. In the process, they provide almost immediate relief. However, the different types of benzos also have a dark side.Understanding the Various Types of BenzosSome call them relaxation in a bottle. Doctors typically only prescribe…

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Relapse Prevention Tips for Recovery

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: May 22, 2019Updated: May 14, 2019Achieving sobriety is an essential and significant step, but it is just as important to learn how to maintain that newfound sobriety for a lifetime. Relapse is common among those who struggle with addiction, so any recovery program needs to include a focus on relapse prevention. The following relapse…