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Trauma and Addiction

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: May 3, 2021Updated: May 27, 2021Did you know that one person’s unpleasant experience is another one’s traumatic incident? This understanding illustrates that trauma is highly unique to the person. When you experience it, therapy can help you with processing the event. Without help, you might be facing ongoing trauma and addiction.At Bayview Recovery, we…

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The Effects of Withdrawal

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryAuthorColin MooreColin Moore read morePublished: April 24, 2021Updated: May 6, 2021One of the things that keep so many people from choosing recovery is the fear of the withdrawal symptoms they’ll experience when they stop using their drug of choice. Sometimes they’re so afraid of these symptoms that they assume they won’t be able to survive…

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Understanding the Signs of Addiction

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: April 16, 2021Updated: April 30, 2021Addiction isn’t always easy to see. Some people use drugs or alcohol for years and manage it well enough that they are able to work, engage with other people, and meet most expectations. Yet, over time, this will worsen, especially as tolerance and dependence grow. If you see the…

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Observing World Health Day

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: April 7, 2021Updated: April 30, 2021April 7, 2021 marks the 71st anniversary of World Health Day. The World Health Organization began this tradition back in 1950 to celebrate the founding of the global health agency. This year’s theme is “Building a Healthier, Fairer World.” At Bayview Recovery in Washington, we commemorate the occasion by…

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Myths About Painkillers

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: March 27, 2021Updated: April 19, 2021With more people than ever suffering from chronic pain, doctors are prescribing opioid painkillers in high amounts. Unfortunately, there are still many myths about painkillers and their addictiveness. These myths leave many people unprepared for the realities of life while using painkillers.If you have questions concerning myths about painkillers,…

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Dangers of Doctor Shopping

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: January 27, 2021Updated: March 18, 2021Doctor shopping is the practice of going to more than one doctor to get a prescription medication. This type of behavior is common for those suffering from opioid abuse because a single prescription may not be enough to meet each one of your needs. As a progressive condition, opiate…

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Heroin Addiction and Rehab Near Seattle, WA

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 19, 2020Updated: February 19, 2021Heroin is a highly addictive drug. There’s a high risk of overdose and high-risk behaviors associated with heroin use. Heroin addiction causes physical, emotional, and mental issues that treatment specialists must address for a person to recover successfully. Recovery is difficult to achieve without the help of heroin rehab. Addiction…

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Alcoholism Treatment near Spokane, WA

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 17, 2020Updated: February 19, 2021If you or someone you care for is struggling with alcoholism and want to stop drinking, going to an alcoholism treatment facility in the Spokane, WA area is an option to keep in mind. Bayview Recovery offers a variety of programs and treatment options to assist in the battle…

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Stages of Meth Withdrawal

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: October 12, 2020Updated: December 4, 2020Methamphetamine, commonly known as crystal meth, is a synthetic stimulant popular among drug users. While the ingredients for making meth are simple and you can find them at your typical drug store, it’s just as dangerous as other illicit substances. Meth typically looks like blue and white-tinged rocks or…