man sitting on bench showing symptoms of a heroin overdose

What Are the Symptoms of Heroin Overdose?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 21, 2022 Updated: December 27, 2021 One of the most dangerous consequences of heroin use is the possibility of an overdose. Taking too much heroin can easily lead to an accelerated heart rate and rapid breathing. As a result, many people die unnecessarily because they didn’t receive timely medical care.…

What Are the Heroin Overdose Symptoms_

What Are Heroin Overdose Symptoms?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 21, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Heroin is an illegal substance processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from certain varieties of poppy plants. This drug can be snorted, smoked, or injected, depending on the user. Heroin quickly binds to opioid receptors as it converts into morphine, creating a…

Why Adderall Is an Abused Drug Among College Students

Why Adderall Is an Abused Drug Among College Students

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 19, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Adderall is a prescription stimulant that can treat ADHD or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Those with ADHD typically struggle to focus, making them benefit from using a stimulant like Adderall. It allows them to be calm and attentive by…

What Is Speedball

What Is a Speedball?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 15, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Polydrug use can put you at considerable risk for drug intoxication, a common reason for emergency hospital visits. Combined drug intoxication can be fatal and has claimed countless lives. One of the most common drug combinations that can cause combined drug intoxication is mixing…

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…

Flakka Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

Flakka Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 9, 2021 Updated: October 28, 2021 The illegal drug market continues to turn out some truly vile synthetic drugs. It seems every couple of years, or so you hear about some new substance claiming lives and creating a crisis. Criminals have been making and distributing harmful and addictive substances for decades…

Does Holistic Therapy Help With Anxiety_

Does Holistic Therapy Help With Anxiety?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 3, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Holistic drug rehab treats the person as a whole. Western medicine treats people in parts and by their symptoms. A holistic approach to addiction treatment looks to treat the mind and the body. Holistic rehab looks to…

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…