Why Do We Resist Getting Help?

Why Do We Resist Getting Help?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 20, 2019 Updated: August 4, 2020 When we’re struggling with addiction, the logical thing would be to want to get help for the illness that is destroying our lives. When we have a broken bone or any other medical issue, we get help. Why do we so often resist getting…

How is Addiction an Isolating Disease?

How is Addiction an Isolating Disease?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 4, 2019 Updated: August 4, 2020 When we’re living with addiction, we can find that we’ve isolated ourselves from other people, whether or not we’ve done so intentionally. What are some of the ways in which addictions functions as an isolating disease in our lives? How does it make us…

Why is Isolation So Harmful?

Why is Isolation So Harmful?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 3, 2019 Updated: August 4, 2020 Those of us living with addiction and mental health issues are no strangers to isolating ourselves. Many of us go to great lengths to avoid people and having to interact with them. We find ways to survive on a daily basis without venturing out…

Pharm Parties

Pharm Parties

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 29, 2018 Updated: March 12, 2021 Adults may know teen parties for loud music, dancing, and playing games. An element that they may not be aware of is having a pharm party where teens take a mix of prescription drugs from a bowl. It is important that parents are aware…