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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…

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Drugs and College Students

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: September 17, 2021 Updated: August 31, 2021 Unfortunately, drug use among college students is all too common and can result in physical, mental, social, and academic problems. Substance use in college students is usually experimental but can quickly turn into an addiction that requires substance abuse treatment. College students adapt to…

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How Marijuana Can Impact Mental Health

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: August 12, 2021 Updated: August 20, 2021 Marijuana is a substance that carries the risk of addiction and dependence. Though many people use it, marijuana and mental health disorders can occur, primarily if they use the drug to hide or treat their underlying condition. If you are facing these complications, now…

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Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: August 6, 2021 Updated: August 20, 2021 Depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety are a few of the most common mental health conditions people with addiction may have. When both mental health conditions and addiction are present, experts say that the patient has co-occurring disorders. It’s not uncommon for…

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Understanding the 12-Step Process

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: July 24, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 When speaking of addiction, many have heard of a 12-Step program like Alcoholics Anonymous, perhaps one of the oldest and most influential models in treating addiction. This peer-based program provides an anonymous, supportive, and safe place to share feelings and experiences that are associated…