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What is a Speedball?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: May 16, 2022 Updated: May 10, 2022 When was the first speedball used, and what is a speedball? A speedball is a combination of heroin and cocaine. Physicians combined cocaine, heroin, alcohol, and chloroform together in the 19th century to relieve extreme pain. In today’s medical settings, this mixture is known…

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Am I Obsessed or in Love?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: May 4, 2022 Updated: May 10, 2022 Love is a powerful emotion. When you first fall in love, you may feel euphoric and like nothing can bring you down. Over time, this high can slowly fade, although your feelings of love may deepen and take on a mellower vibe. Obsession is…

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What to Expect in Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 23, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 Knowing when it is time to seek drug addiction counseling can be tricky. You may think you can stop any time you want without professional help. It’s true that some people can successfully quit using drugs on their own. However, this is not possible…

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How to Hold an Intervention

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: April 7, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 When people’s lives are being ruined by substance abuse or they refuse to get help for their mental health issues, you want to do more than just observe. Instead, you and your loved ones can hold an intervention for this person. An intervention is…