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Characteristics of a Rehab Program

group learning what characteristics of a rehab program to look for

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 14, 2020 How do you know where to go to get the care you need? If you are struggling with drugs and alcohol, you may know the road ahead is challenging. You want your best shot at getting clean and finding your way forward.

Supporting Family in Recovery

father and son learning how about supporting family in recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 13, 2020 When a family member is struggling with addiction, it can seem impossible to help. You just want them to stop using drugs or alcohol. You think that’s all that they need to do to protect their future. That’s rarely enough, though. And

Society and Alcohol Consumption

woman learning about society and alcohol consumption

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 11, 2020 When it comes to attending a gathering, going out for a nice dinner, or having a semi-formal dinner with work colleagues, alcohol seems to always be a part of the mix. Society and alcohol consumption go hand-in-hand. For a person with addiction,

How to Choose a Rehab Program

individual learning how to choose a rehab program

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 7, 2020 When you learn how to choose a rehab program, it can ease your mind knowing you are getting the best care possible. Rehabilitation for drug and alcohol addiction is a challenging process, but one worth it. The right tools, therapies, and treatment

What Are Opioids?

woman learning what are opioids and how she can break free from her addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 3, 2020 What are opioids, and why are so many people using them? There has been a lot of talk about this particular drug, including how it has been used over illicitly. Opioids are one of the most commonly abused drugs in the world,

Social Media and Alcohol Consumption

individual on their phone and unsure about the connection between social media and alcohol consumption

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 31, 2020 Alcohol producers spend a lot of money each year marketing their products, and social media has become a popular place to advertise. With platforms like Facebook attracting more than two billion users, it’s no wonder that experts are starting to make a

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

woman struggling with polysubstance abuse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 29, 2020 Polysubstance abuse refers to the use of three different classes of substances. For example, a person might use cocaine along with alcohol and ecstasy. They may or may not have a drug of choice but use multiple drugs to create the feeling

5 Ways Online Recovery Support Prevents Relapse

man finding online recovery support during quarantine

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 27, 2020 In today’s society, millions of individuals now have smartphones. This kind of technology gives people access to information in an instant, as well as provides new ways to connect with others. With that kind of access, online recovery support has opened new

Quarantine and Relapse: How to Stay in Recovery

woman looking out window and struggling with quarantine and relapse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 22, 2020 Quarantine and relapse may feel synonymous. Isolation has long been recognized as a relapse trigger, and experts are reporting that the relapse rate is rising due to the quarantine. Do quarantine and relapse go hand in hand? They can. However, there are

The Dangers of Self-Medicating

young girl wonders about the dangers of self-medicating

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 20, 2020 Self-medicating happens all the time, and it often works out well. You have a cold, and you take Nyquil. You call your mother for some chicken noodle soup. Technically, you are self-medicating anytime you are self-diagnosing and treating an illness or mental