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What Are Drug Refusal Skills?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: March 21, 2022 Updated: March 18, 2022 Addiction often starts and continues because people don’t have strong enough drug refusal skills. These critical abilities can be mastered at the best Medication-Assisted treatment center Tacoma, WA has to offer, which helps to improve a person’s ability to overcome substance abuse for good. What are…

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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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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…

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Fun Sober Holiday Activities

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 13, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 When we think of the holidays, many of us picture parties and special events full of drinking. It’s hard for us to think of celebration or fun without drugs and alcohol. When we are in recovery, getting through the holidays successfully, and actually enjoying…

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How to Spend New Years Sober

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 11, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 The whole idea of a sober New Years is difficult to imagine for many people, especially for those who have only recently gone into recovery. Obviously, there are some big challenges for those of us who wish to remain sober on New Year’s Eve.…