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Signs of Stress

Stress is a normal part of life. Increased financial obligations, more pressure at work, and moving can all lead to increased stress levels. However, stress takes over everything else for some individuals, leaving the person feeling anxious and overwhelmed. As a result, you may think that you need to turn to drugs or alcohol to…

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Traumatic events from your childhood can leave deep scars you carry into adult life. At Bayview Recovery in Tacoma, WA, we help clients understand the connection between childhood trauma and addiction to alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, many adolescents who experience neglect or abuse in their childhood will have a substance use disorder before reaching adulthood.…