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What Causes Alcohol Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 26, 2020 When it comes to alcohol addiction, it’s often easy for others to quickly place the blame on the individual struggling. They often believe the individual made a poor choice, or they simply enjoy drinking, and they blame them for the situation they’re

The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 25, 2020 Millions of children are subjected to various forms of trauma every year. Unfortunately, some of these individuals may be at a higher risk for the development of addiction in adulthood. Understanding the powerful connection between childhood trauma and addiction is vital in

What is Trauma Informed Care?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 22, 2020 If you are struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders, you have options for treatment. While many facilities tend to offer the same types of treatments, some choose different approaches than others. For those who have experienced trauma in the past,

What is a Functioning Alcoholic?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 21, 2020 When many individuals think of alcoholics, they tend to imagine someone who is incapacitated and unable to function properly. However, many people don’t realize that there is such a thing as a functioning alcoholic. But what is a functioning alcoholic, and does

Signs of Alcohol Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 20, 2020 If you tend to drink numerous drinks a day, are you aware that you’re showing signs of alcohol addiction? If you begin to notice changes in behavior in your loved one when it comes to drinking, are you aware that these are

The Importance of Alcohol Detox for Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 19, 2020 Are you struggling with alcohol addiction? Do you find yourself dependent on alcohol to make it through your day? Or does your loved one drink more heavily than you feel comfortable with? Is their drinking becoming an issue? If this is the

The Importance of Medical Detox

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 18, 2020 If you’re seeking out addiction treatment for your loved one, it’s crucial to understand that they may require the full continuum of care. In many cases, the beginning of a comprehensive addiction treatment plan is medical detox. Understanding the importance of medical

Choosing Addiction Treatment Programs

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 30, 2020 Whether you’re choosing addiction treatment programs for yourself or for a loved one, it’s an important decision to make. Choosing the ideal facility with a range of addiction treatment programs for your needs can make a significant impact on the recovery journey.

If You are Furloughed, it Could be a Good Time to Seek Treatment for Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 29, 2020 We hear so many times from people who want to go to treatment that they “have to work” and simply can’t take the time off needed for a long-term addiction treatment option. If you are someone who may have not been able

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 29, 2020 A common misconception surrounding addiction is that it is a standalone problem and occurs solely by choice of the individual. However, it’s quite often that addiction isn’t the only issue taking place. So what are co-occurring disorders, and how can addiction treatment