Drug Abuse and Addiction Treatment Articles

Lakeview Health is dedicated to providing information about drug addiction, mental health disorders, addiction treatment protocols and a host of other subjects related to improving your health and increasing your chances of maintaining long-term abstinence.

Supposed To
September 30, 2015

Many of us hear old timers in the twelve-step rooms almost dutifully chant, "Resentment is the number one offender," but what does that mean?

Healing the Brokenness, Finding Hope in Treatment
Healing the Brokenness, Finding Hope in Treatment
June 8, 2015

It is a blessing and privilege to share with you today. What does it mean to be healed? I have yet to have someone tell me their life goal is to be an addict. The disease of addiction is "conning, baffling and powerful' and a few of the lies it tells are that you can never get out of the cycle of addiction.

Trauma Therapy: Decreasing Distress and Stabilizing in Recovery
Trauma Therapy: Decreasing Distress and Stabilizing in...
May 21, 2015

Our Therapist Team Lead, Sarah Kovach, specializes in helping patients who not only struggle with substance abuse, but also those who have experienced a trauma in their lives.

Lauren Stobbie, Health and Fitness Program Supervisor
Exercise Physiology: Significantly Decreasing the Chances...
May 11, 2015

Lauren Stobbie, Our Health and Fitness Program Supervisor, uses her expansive knowledge about fitness and health to create amazing programs for each patient in order to help them meet their needs and improve themselves mentally and physically.

Music Therapy: Giving Silent Patients a Voice in Recovery
Music Therapy: Giving Silent Patients a Voice in Recovery
April 21, 2015

Our Music Therapist, Brittany Harmon, takes great pride in helping our patients at Lakeview connect with themselves on a deeper level through music.

Emily Dugan, Recreation Therapist
Recreation Therapy: Guiding Patients Through Their Journey...
April 16, 2015

We offer a number of different therapeutic recreation modalities at Lakeview Health. From learning how to connect with yourself through meditation to becoming one with the ocean in surf therapy, we provide all of our patients with therapeutic tools that help them along their journey in recovery.

Palcohol: Powdered Alcohol Winning Federal Approval
March 13, 2015

There are numerous ways in which people are able to smuggle alcohol into an event, on a cruise ship, on a plane, wherever they want to take it, even if it's prohibited. Up until recently, all of these ways involved alcohol in liquid form, because what other form would it come in?

Mad at Addiction
Mad at Addiction
January 5, 2015

It almost goes without saying that at one point during our childhood, each of us made the mistake of touching the stove when it was hot. Our parents always told us not to and that we'd get hurt, but we just had to find out for ourselves, didn't we?

A True Gift
Staying Sober During the Holidays: A True Gift
November 3, 2014

As someone in recovery, whether brand new or years sober, you've got the most to celebrate during the holiday season. Don't look at this joyous time of year as a negative because you won't be drinking or taking substances.

Talking with Teens
Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol
February 26, 2014

Drug and alcohol abuse is a serious problem that no parent can afford to ignore. All teens are at risk of using drugs and alcohol. Taking a proactive stance can help reduce that risk and may also strengthen the relationship between parents and their teenage children.

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