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Why Do People Binge Drink?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: March 9, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2020 Are you wondering why do people binge drink, especially when it seems like a high-risk situation? Binge drinking is one of the most preventable, severe health conditions in the U.S. It is also the most common type of excessive alcohol use in the U.S.,…

PTSD and alcoholism

Find Hope and Help for PTSD and Alcoholism at Bayview Recovery

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 17, 2019 Updated: December 3, 2019 PTSD and alcoholism are a common pairing. When dealing with raw feelings, nightmares, and anxiety caused by past trauma, it’s not unusual for someone to turn to alcohol as a buffer. Alcohol makes us feel better in the moment, taking the edge off of worry and stress. Also,…

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Alcoholism and Depression: What’s the Link?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 11, 2019 Updated: March 10, 2020 Alcoholism is a substance use disorder. Often occurring alongside alcohol abuse is depression, a mental health disorder. Although alcoholism and depression are two separate disorders, they frequently go hand-in-hand. It is one reason why addiction treatment centers in Tacoma, WA, and nearby cities run a depression treatment…

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Signs of Alcoholism

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: May 10, 2019 Updated: May 9, 2019 Various signs of alcoholism exist to help you identify if your loved one is struggling with alcohol abuse. Sometimes alcohol abuse is easy to recognize if the person has a severe problem. However, in other cases, the person may attempt to hide their abuse…