Addiction Recovery

How Therapeutic Recreation Helps With Addiction Recovery

individuals learning how therapeutic recreation helps with addiction recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 19, 2021 When many people imagine therapy in rehab, they picture a group therapy session. It may have involved sharing personal stories, challenges, and success, which are all vital to healing and a major part of treatment. However, it’s not the only therapeutic approach.

Experiential Therapy Activities

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 19, 2021 A beautiful aspect of addiction therapy programs is the fact that there are multiple options to help people heal. There are dozens of addiction therapy options, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Some possibilities have you working with a therapist

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: July 5, 2021 We now know that chronic substance use—with both alcohol and drugs—actually changes the chemistry

12 Actions I Took When I Realized My Son Had Substance Use Disorder

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 30, 2021 In a previous post on this site, I discussed the moment

The Latest on Gender Responsive Treatment for Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: June 25, 2021 Before we get to the pluses and minuses (mostly pluses!) of this increasingly popular

7 Things I Did Right as the Parent of a Young Adult with Substance Use Disorder

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 23, 2021 Before we get to my top seven—in order of importance, no

Co-Occurring Disorders: A Hopeful Update

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: June 18, 2021 Sometimes called dual diagnosis, this condition is common, confounding, and entirely treatable. The great

Reaching a Moment of Clarity

woman reaching a moment of clarity during addiction recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 11, 2021 An awful realization about my son’s drug use points the way

4 Triggers of Trauma

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Alexis Leehan Alexis Leehan Lexie Leehan, CRC is the Alumni and Aftercare Supervisor for Lakeview Health. As an alumna of the program, she truly understands what our patients… read more Published: June 7, 2021 4 Trauma Triggers And how you can work through them. Unfortunately,

Emily E’s Story of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Emily E Emily E read more Published: May 18, 2021 My name is Emily and I am a grateful, recovering alcoholic.  By the grace of God, my sobriety date is October 11, 2017. It was a long and treacherous road to get to where I