Primary Differences Between Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment

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Making the decision between inpatient and outpatient treatment for substance abuse can be a difficult one. These two types of programs provide very different pathways to sobriety, yet each offer individuals the potential to enjoy a lifelong recovery. The key is in determining which is right for you, between the big choice of inpatient and

Epidemic Versus Pandemic: Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Still Important

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We began hearing about the COVID-19 pandemic during the first few months of 2020. As the virus quickly spread around the world, it became the top news article in the nation. And while the Covid-19 virus has caused real suffering around the globe and across America, it’s important to remember another sweeping disaster that came

Mixing Xanax And Alcohol: This Is What You Need To Know

Mixing Xanax and Alcohol: Know The Dangers Many individuals have easy access to two common substances in today’s society – Xanax and alcohol. While the substances alone seem harmless, misuse of either can have harmful effects, and mixing the two can lead to even more serious complications.  One of the most widely prescribed drugs in

Is It Time To Seek Treatment for Substance Use Disorder? Signs You Need Rehab Now

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It’s often easier to spot problems in other people before noticing them in yourself. This is especially true when the issue being discussed is substance use disorder. You may not realize you’re drinking more than you should or taking more prescription pain relievers than your doctor recommends, for instance. This is often when family and

Does My Addiction Need Treatment?

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If you’re worried that a bad habit may have turned into an addiction, it’s time to have a professional assessment from a neutral third party. Millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. This chronic condition involves many substances. A few of the more common ones include: Alcohol Prescription painkillers Heroin Cocaine Methamphetamine If

How to Help My Wife in Recovery

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“I need to learn how to help my wife in recovery.” It’s a question that the mental health and addiction specialists at Lakeview Health receive a lot. Drug and alcohol addiction, especially paired with mental health disorders, can be very toxic to a relationship. You may feel overwhelmed with what you must do to protect

How to Find Treatment for a Spouse

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Is your spouse struggling with a mental health issue? Are they consistently using drugs and alcohol? When you are facing these concerns, you may be unsure how to find treatment for a spouse. Should they get help? How do you know where to turn? There are a lot of questions. Our team at Lakeview Health

How to Find Treatment for a Loved One

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Drug and alcohol addiction impacts the lives of every member of a family. Initially, it may seem like your loved one has control and can stop. Then, they continue to use, and you watch them change in front of you. They are no longer the person they once were. You feel helpless. Learning how to

Addiction Recovery as a Tool for Mental Wellness

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You’ve battled addiction and mental health issues. You feel positive about your future. Yet, you are also confident you need to aggressively work to maintain your mental health through your recovery. You can learn how to use what you have learned in addiction recovery as a tool for mental wellness by turning to the team

Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

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If you have used drugs and alcohol, gone through treatment, and started on the path to recovery, you have achieved a great deal. Yet, it will always be necessary to work on maintaining this clarity and sobriety. Your mental health and addiction recovery will need to be a constant focus in your life, especially in