When it comes to addiction treatment, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. There are many different routes people can take to achieve their ultimate goal: long-term sobriety. For some, this means going through a detox program and residential treatment. There are also holistic alternative addiction treatment options in conjunction with traditional therapy. Below are six most
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Trauma-informed drug rehab programs are customized to help people address drug abuse that originates with a life-changing event. Taking time to understand how past events shape addiction and recovery experiences helps you make wiser decisions about treatment. Helping our clients make better decisions is vital to the Lakeview Health support network. If you or someone
When the weather starts to turn, it can cause a shift in the brain. Sometimes, that shift isn’t always for the better. Seasonal depression is sometimes called “seasonal affective disorder” (SAD), and it’s different from the seasonal funk that can sometimes set in when the days get shorter. Many people might experience an increase in
Alcohol is a chemical that can cause damage once it has entered the body and begins to move through the system. The body can work to remove it, especially initially and in smaller doses. Yet, over time, alcohol addiction forms, leading to a number of health complications and behaviors. If you are using alcohol regularly
New Year’s Eve is a great time to reflect on the previous year, imagine the coming year’s potential, and have a great time with friends and family. However, if you are in recovery or drinking isn’t your thing, it can be hard to find suitable activities for a sober New Year’s. There are lots of
In less than a month, families will be gathering all over the United States to celebrate Christmas and then New Year’s Day. If you or someone in your family struggles with alcohol use disorder, as millions of American adults do, the holiday season can be especially challenging. Many families include alcohol in their festivities, with
If your reliance on drugs or alcohol is resulting in the need to consider receiving professional treatment, the severity of your addiction may take an extended period to complete because recovery is a process. Addiction rehab has several defined stages, starting with a thorough assessment. Each stage is vital to your journey through addiction recovery.
If you are wondering if you may need help with addiction, it is important to understand the different options you have for getting assistance for your addictive behaviors. Many Americans struggle with problematic drug use. The prevalence of a drug use disorder in the United States is also very high. These individuals need help not
How important is self-care when it comes to addiction recovery? When you work through therapy and you start on the path of addiction recovery, you may feel pretty good physically. Your mind is clear. Your hopes and goals are high. Yet, if you do not invest in taking care of yourself, you could find yourself
It’s essential to take relapse prevention seriously. That includes while you are receiving therapy in a residential program like the one at Lakeview Health, but even more importantly, once you have left our care. While there are many types of prevention methods, some of the best and most rewarding involve a holistic approach. At Lakeview