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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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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…

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Importance of Having Fun in Recovery

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 14, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 Being in recovery requires a lot of responsibilities like attending meetings, staying away from triggers, renewing relationships, and doing anything else to achieve sobriety. Being sober does not have to mean all work and no fun. Having fun in recovery is important. It lets…

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Guide to Sober Living

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 12, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 Sobriety is a brave step for someone recovering from drug addiction. It is your way of saying that drugs and alcohol are no longer your go-to when you experience negative feelings and you want to be respected towards your social circle. Living a sober…

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Levels of Treatment

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 10, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 There are those that give up after one attempt of treatment when they relapse. It does not mean that all drug treatment is not effective but that particular form of treatment was for you. There are many forms of treatment where you can either…