About Lakeview Health Staff

The staff at Lakeview Health is a team of Difference Makers dedicated to ensuring their readers understand the full scope of addiction and recovery. Covering a wide array of topics – ranging from general information on different types of substances to how to get help for someone – we strive to provide a voice of reason in the sometimes chaotic world of addiction and recovery.

Lakeview Health Staff has written 1058 articles so far, you can find them below.

Addiction Treatment Programs in Covington, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, more than 40 million Americans suffer from addiction. This means that a startling one in seven people is struggling with substance abuse. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And yet, many people cling to the notion

Heroin Addiction Treatment in Macon, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, one in seven Americans suffers from addiction. This means that more than 40 million people are struggling with substance abuse in this country. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And as the opioid crisis continues, heroin

Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction

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Recovering from addiction is not an easy feat. Many who have been able to achieve long term sobriety relapsed once or more before they were able to put together quality, long-term sobriety. If you are battling addiction and having a tough time it is important to keep trying and not give up.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Midway, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, more than 40 million Americans suffer from addiction. This means that a startling one in seven people is struggling with substance abuse. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And yet, many people cling to the notion

Finding Help in Residential Treatment Centers

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Residential addiction treatment offers the support needed to recovery from alcohol addiction. Over two hundred thousand Americans seek out help for alcohol abuse on a yearly basis. An individual is not likely to overcome their addiction to alcohol without the professional help, support and guidance provided by a residential addiction treatment center.

Should I Still Seek Rehab During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

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Everyday concerns and anxieties around the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rise in the U.S. With more and more restrictions around socializing, “shelter-in-place” orders being placed, and travel protocols being implemented, it may leave you wondering if you should even seek help for your addiction in the current climate. Lakeview Health Chief Medical Officer, Lantie Jorandby

Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Albany, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, one in seven Americans suffers from addiction. This means that more than 40 million people are struggling with substance abuse in this country. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And alcoholism is by far the most

Staying in Recovery While Practicing Social Distancing

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As the country works together to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many are encouraging the practice of social distancing. However, for those in recovery, social distancing can often bring more questions coupled with anxiety than answers and calmness. Those in addiction recovery shouldn’t panic and let this concept scare them. One of the best ways

Moving On From Addiction

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Moving out of your hometown to battle the disease of addiction can be helpful during the beginning stages of recovery. Leaving the area where drug abuse and alcoholism took place will help to avoid the drama and temptation that can trigger drug and alcohol abuse.

The Importance of Trauma Therapy

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There are as many different therapeutic approaches to addiction as there are people struggling with addiction. And healthcare professionals like the experts at WebMD agree that therapy is essential to treating addiction. But beyond the broad categories of addiction therapy services — individual, group, family, and so on — there are several subsets. One of