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The Importance of Alumni for Relapse Prevention

friends with their hands in the air as they speak with alumni for relapse prevention

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 15, 2020 Addiction is a long term battle. It doesn’t end when you finish a rehab program. Alumni for relapse prevention allows those who are farther into recovery to help those still new to the journey. A long term approach to recovery is much

3 Uncommon Relapse Triggers

woman trying to distract herself from uncommon relapse triggers

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 13, 2020 When it comes to relapse, some relapse triggers are well known. Old places and friends that you associate with substance abuse and situations where your drug of choice is available are common triggers. Traumatic experiences like the loss of a job or

Understanding Addiction And Social Media

young woman on phone learning about the connection between addiction and social media

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 10, 2020 In today’s society, a lot of the information and content we consume is through our phones or computers. Social media has the ability to keep us connected to friends, family members, and even our favorite idols. However, social media can have its

The Importance of Alumni Program Participation

friends getting together knowing the importance of alumni program participation

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 8, 2020 If you’ve ever recovered from addiction or are in the process right now, you know that the path is not easy. The possibility of relapse is real, and triggers are everywhere. Especially now in the current climate of the world, simple things

The Dangers Of Mixing Alcohol And Prescriptions

individual suffering from the dangers of mixing alcohol and prescriptions

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 6, 2020 If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one’s use of alcohol and prescription drugs, it’s crucial to seek out a polysubstance addiction treatment program for help. On their own, alcohol or prescription drug abuse has side effects and the possibility

Navigating Recovery in Quarantine

woman looking out window wondering how to navigate recovery in quarantine

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 3, 2020 Recovery can be difficult, no matter what stage you are in. Those new to recovery and those who have been clean and sober for years are all feeling the struggle of recovery in quarantine. However, with the right relapse prevention plan and

Understanding the Dangers of Benzo Abuse

man struggling with the dangers of benzo abuse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 1, 2020 In recent years, the use of benzodiazepines as a form of treatment for medical disorders has escalated. Due to the increase in the prescribing of these medications, there is an increase in those abusing benzodiazepines as well. It’s essential to understand the

What Are Healthy Coping Skills?

happy woman practicing healthy coping skills

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 30, 2020 As you work through your treatment plan, you participate in a number of programs and therapies that help you. You learn why you might have begun abusing drugs, how you can avoid substance abuse in the future, and the importance of a

What Are Life Skills?

woman learning what are life skills and how they help for recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 27, 2020 When you begin with addiction treatment programs, you often hear about learning life skills. These skills are introduced through addiction therapies and treatment programs and are meant to benefit you once you leave treatment. But what are life skills for recovery, and

Can I Detox Alone?

woman wondering can I detox alone

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 25, 2020 When it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, there are numerous treatment options to choose from. With so many choices, it can be difficult to determine the best starting point for treatment. In many cases, the ideal start of treatment is detox.