misuse of prescription drugs

Is It Illegal to Misuse Prescription Drugs?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: March 29, 2022Updated: April 17, 2022Misuse of prescription drugs is defined as, “Taking drugs other than how they were prescribed to you.” Prescription drug misuse can lead to addiction, which further increases the risk of overdose. It is estimated that more than 18 million Americans abuse prescription drugs. For this reason, if you or…

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What Are the Signs of Heroin Addiction?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: December 3, 2021Updated: December 2, 2021Opioids have been in the spotlight over the past several decades. Many people who get prescribed opioids continue to use them and become addicted. Others feel their prescription no longer works, causing them to begin using harder drugs like heroin. When that happens, a heroin addiction treatment center may…

Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol Dependence

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryAuthorColin MooreColin Moore read morePublished: October 11, 2021Updated: October 12, 2021Alcohol dependence can lead to addiction and drastically change your life. If you have a drinking problem and would like to get help, Bayview Recovery has a progressive alcohol addiction rehab center in Tacoma, WA. Learn more about alcohol dependence and how to get help.At…

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Finding Codependency Therapy

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryAuthorColin MooreColin Moore read morePublished: September 20, 2021Updated: August 31, 2021It is vital to provide support to a loved one who struggles with addiction. However, if you are in a codependent relationship, it can have a negative impact on your life. Bayview Recovery offers codependency therapy at our mental health treatment center in Tacoma, WA.…

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Tips for Recognizing Codependency

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: June 5, 2021Updated: June 28, 2021Codependency is defined as having an excessive psychological and emotional dependency on a partner, typically one who requires support or enabling of an addiction. This particular imbalance in a relationship is harmful to both parties involved; however, the person who is doing the enabling is labeled as being codependent.…

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Common Side Effects of Ecstasy

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryAuthorColin MooreColin Moore read morePublished: May 18, 2021Updated: May 24, 2021At a drug rehab center, patients who have symptoms of ecstasy addiction can get the help they need to overcome this addiction. Substance abuse treatment is available to help them get clean and get back on the path to sober living. To learn more about our services,…

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5 Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: October 18, 2020Updated: January 11, 2021Synthetic marijuana first appeared in the 1980s, a byproduct of researchers searching for new ways of treating diseases like multiple sclerosis and HIV. The year 2008 marked the first appearance of the drugs on the market for recreational use in Germany. Synthetic marijuana quickly spread to other markets around the world,…

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Understanding the Cycle of Addiction

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: September 12, 2020Updated: October 28, 2020The cycle of addiction often runs in families. In some cases, it’s passed down from one generation to the next. Children grow up with addicted parents, so they also become addicted because it’s what they know. Then they bring that cycle around again with their children. Some people also…

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Mixing Substances: What Is Polysubstance Abuse?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: August 12, 2020Updated: October 15, 2021What is polysubstance abuse? Bayview Recovery in Tacoma, WA, welcomes clients struggling to overcome multiple substance abuse disorders. If you use more than one illicit drug or combine drugs with alcohol consumption, you need an addiction treatment center that treats your dependencies simultaneously. With polysubstance addiction treatment, you can…