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Short and Long-Term Effects of Oxycodone Abuse

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 1, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 Oxycodone is an opioid very similar to heroin and morphine which produces an intense high. The sense of euphoria that users get when taking the drug is one they will want to repeat, and this can quickly lead to dependency and addiction. While the…

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What Are Refusal Skills?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 14, 2022 Updated: January 28, 2022 Navigating social situations is difficult enough, and when recovery is involved, it can become more challenging. Protecting your sobriety while socializing is possible. Also, recognizing you have the freedom to create boundaries and stay safe in an environment is necessary to feel comfortable in…

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5 Opioid Refusal Strategies

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 23, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Opioids are powerful pain-relieving substances that quickly create physical dependence. Therefore, professional treatment is needed to help you safely break free from opioid addiction. Attending a drug rehab for opioids is a trusted option in ensuring a successful recovery.  Bayview Recovery is Washington’s premier…

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…

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The Importance of Treatment for Heroin Addiction

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: June 15, 2021 Updated: June 28, 2021 Heroin use has quadrupled in the last decade, and the increase has affected all demographic groups. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has acknowledged this as an epidemic commonly known as the opioid crisis. Providing safe, accessible, and effective treatment nationwide is of dire…

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Myths About Painkillers

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: March 27, 2021 Updated: April 19, 2021 With 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…