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Signs of Alcohol Dependence

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: January 5, 2022 Updated: January 28, 2022 Alcoholism is a chronic disease that has the potential to affect your life as well as your overall mental and physical well-being. It’s important to understand that alcohol dependence is a complex process that requires reliable support…

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Celebrating A Sober New Year

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 4, 2022 Updated: January 28, 2022 Several task force agencies warn against heavy drinking, including binge drinking, which costs the United States billions of dollars every year. Alcohol abuse resulted in lost wages or affected work productivity, costs related to criminal justice, healthcare, and other expenses. The new year is…

3 Sober Activities for the Holidays

3 Sober Activities for the Holidays

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 23, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 If you are in recovery, remaining sober during the holidays can seem challenging, but you are not alone. You may find that alcohol’s presence appears at many festivities or celebrations during the holiday season, but it doesn’t mean you have to consume alcohol to…

3 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis for Your Mental Health

3 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis for Your Mental Health

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 13, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction is always challenging. However, those who deal with more than one issue may find themselves in a uniquely demanding predicament. Recovery from two or more elements, whether drugs or a mental illness, requires a custom-built and highly…

Sober Halloween

Enjoying a Sober Halloween

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 25, 2021 Updated: October 13, 2021 Halloween is the start of the holiday season and is the first of many important days that people celebrate with one another. Even though celebrating might feel different this year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s…

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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…