what is synthetic marijuana

What Is Synthetic Marijuana, and What Risks Does It Pose?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 13, 2019 Updated: December 3, 2019 You’ve heard the term, and the name sounds safe. But exactly what is synthetic marijuana? The answer may surprise you. Synthetic marijuana, which attempts to be natural, isn’t. Rather, the only natural part of this product is the plant base on which synthetic chemicals have…

alcoholism and depression

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…