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.
The holidays are fast approaching and many people in recovery tend to find them stressful both emotionally and financially. Dealing with the family or worrying about getting gifts can become the main focus around this time of the year.
Seattle rapper Macklemore and his partner Ryan Lewis debuted a new song, 'Kevin', at the American Music Awards on Sunday. R&B singer Leon Bridges provided the song's hook and appeared alongside Macklemore on stage.
The national drug abuse and overdose crisis shows no sign of abating. According to the CDC, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury death in 2013. Among people 25 to 64 years old, drug overdose is now causing more deaths than motor vehicle traffic crashes.
'Tis the season to be jolly, right? Well, not exactly: 80 percent of us anticipate stress during the holiday season, according to a poll by the American Psychological Association.
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?
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.
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, 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.
Our Music Therapist, Brittany Harmon, takes great pride in helping our patients at Lakeview connect with themselves on a deeper level through music.
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.