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Evidence-Based Treatment

You’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 use and co-occurring disorders. What is…

The Importance of Focus in Recovery

The Importance of Focus in Recovery

The more we learn about the power of our thoughts, the more we see firsthand that our focus determines our reality, and we have the ability to create the lives we want for ourselves by choosing our thoughts. What we focus on, we give our energy to, and when we direct our energy in positive…

What Can We Learn in Family Therapy?

What Can We Learn in Family Therapy?

Family therapy is one of the most beneficial and useful tools available to us in recovery. Addiction doesn’t affect the addict alone. It impacts the entire family, so much so that addiction is often considered a family disease. We can inherit addictive traits and behaviors from our families, and even when only one family member…

Real-Life Couple Faces Addiction Together

Real-Life Couple Faces Addiction Together

It can be hard to be in a relationship when two people struggle with addiction. The chances of getting help decrease if your significant other is constantly around you abusing drugs. One real-life couple shared their story to Huffington Post about the obstacles they both faced in their relationship as a result of their drug…

How is Therapy Beneficial in Recovery?

How is Therapy Beneficial in Recovery?

When we’re living with addiction, we’re often struggling with multiple different underlying issues. We have unresolved trauma, unaddressed stress, and untreated mental health conditions. Our substance abuse and addictive behaviors are only part of our problem, and usually they are covering up deep mental and emotional pain. Therapy is a powerful way to finally address…