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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…

What Are the Heroin Overdose Symptoms_

What Are Heroin Overdose Symptoms?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 21, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Heroin is an illegal substance processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from certain varieties of poppy plants. This drug can be snorted, smoked, or injected, depending on the user. Heroin quickly binds to opioid receptors as it converts into morphine, creating a…

Why Borderline Personality Treatment Could Rebuild Your Relationships

Why Borderline Personality Treatment Could Rebuild Your Relationships

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 7, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Bayview Recovery, a mental health treatment center in Tacoma, WA, offers a variety of services, including addiction treatment and care for those with borderline personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder affects a relatively small percentage of the adult population. It’s found to be more common…

Spotting an Oxycontin Addiction

Spotting an OxyContin Addiction

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 23, 2021 Updated: October 13, 2021 The opioid epidemic is an indication of the widespread presence of people who are addicted to opioids such as OxyContin. Addiction to prescription opiates like OxyContin can damage your emotional and physical well-being. OxyContin is a powerful…

Dangers of Synthetic Opioids

Dangers of Synthetic Opioids

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 17, 2021 Updated: October 13, 2021 Synthetic opioids are a class of psychoactive drugs that relieve pain like opiates. Drug manufacturers artificially produce these substances with an internal structure similar to naturally occurring opioids like morphine. Synthetic opioids and natural opioids have similar…

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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…

myths about painkillers

Myths About Painkillers

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: March 27, 2021 Updated: April 19, 2021 With more people than ever suffering from chronic pain, doctors are prescribing opioid painkillers in high amounts. Unfortunately, there are still many myths about painkillers and their addictiveness. These myths leave many people unprepared for the realities of life while using painkillers. If you…