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Understanding the Different Types of Trauma

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Author Sarah Franklin Sarah Franklin Sarah Franklin joined the Lakeview Health clinical team in 2013. She is trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and works… read more Published: February 16, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 For many individuals struggling with addiction, a deeper issue tends to be beneath

How to Help My Son in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 21, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 “I want to learn how to help my son in recovery.” It is a powerful statement. It means you want to see your son take steps to get sober and work to improve his future. When you are at this point, our

Finding Addiction Treatment for My Daughter

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 14, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 “I need to find addiction treatment for my daughter. What should I do?” If you are the parent of a daughter who has gone through a traumatizing situation, you should know that she may have turned to drugs or alcohol to cope.

Can Alcohol Addiction Be Cured?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 7, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 The term “recovery” can seem simplistic when you consider all that it can mean to a person. What does recovery mean when you are considering mental health and substance use disorder treatment? Many people assume that recovery means “curing” addiction, especially when

Prioritizing Treatment During a Pandemic

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 30, 2020 Updated: September 23, 2020 As you may have noticed, the coronavirus pandemic has created unforeseen challenges to nearly every system in the United States. Cancer treatment centers have had to make tough calls when it comes to weighing the health and safety of their patients and

COVID-19’s Impact on Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 29, 2020 Updated: September 11, 2020 Social distancing and stay-at-home orders have been the norm in the US since early March in an attempt to quell the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, these practices have also had an impact on substance use and mental health disorders. Even before the

How to Help My Wife in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 15, 2020 Updated: September 14, 2020 “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

How to Find Treatment for a Spouse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 14, 2020 Updated: September 11, 2020 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

How to Find Treatment for a Loved One

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 11, 2020 Updated: September 11, 2020 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

Addiction Recovery as a Tool for Mental Wellness

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 10, 2020 Updated: September 11, 2020 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