MDMA Can Help PTSD But Still Poses Risk of Addiction

MDMA Can Help PTSD But Still Poses Risk of Addiction

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 21, 2019Updated: January 20, 2020MDMA is a psychoactive drug known for recreational use and at parties or clubs that make you feel euphoria, heightened senses and empathy. People with PTSD are under the risk of addiction and mental illness when they cannot get their memories under control. A recent study shows that MDMA…

Marijuana For Cancer Patients

Marijuana For Cancer Patients

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 19, 2019Updated: January 20, 2020What is Marijuana?Marijuana is the dried buds and leaves of the cannabis Sativa plant used in herbal remedies for centuries. While recreational marijuana may not be legal, there are many states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal uses like cancer. Medicinal marijuana can be helpful to cancer patients to…

Medication Management For Seniors

Medication Management For Seniors

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 15, 2019Updated: January 17, 2020When you get older, taking medication ends up being an important part of your life. According to the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 87% of seniors have one prescription, 36% have five or more, and 38% have over-the-counter medications. In order to avoid mistakes like taking the wrong drug,…

Common Cognitive Distortions Treated By CBT

Common Cognitive Distortions Treated By CBT

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 9, 2019Updated: January 17, 2020Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a form of therapy that changes your negative thought patterns. There are a number of reasons why something decides to take this form of therapy so that they can be aware of their thought patterns and how it is taking over their life. One of these…

What Will Happen at Your First 12 Step Meeting

What Will Happen at Your First 12 Step Meeting?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 7, 2019Updated: January 17, 202012-step meetings are where alcoholics or drug addicts gather around and either listen or share their stories. Some may feel intimidated to go as they are worried about getting judged or feel their problem is not serious enough to attend a meeting. It is important to know what you…

a woman in need of somatic experiencing

Somatic Experiencing

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: November 27, 2019Updated: November 11, 2020Somatic experiencing is a therapeutic approach that helps resolve trauma. Sometimes, when subjected to trauma, your body becomes stuck in the experience. As a result, you don’t fully work through the steps needed to recover. Much like grief, there’s a process your body must undergo to heal from trauma fully. If…

a woman happy she was able to start evidence-based treatment

Evidence-Based Treatment

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: November 25, 2019Updated: July 2, 2020You’ll find the words “evidence-based treatment” used throughout drug and alcohol treatment program websites. You’ll also hear these words used along with specific kinds of treatment, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Bayview Recovery is an addiction treatment center with experienced and caring professional staff. They provide evidence-based treatment for substance…