Addiction Recovery

Understanding the Warning Signs of (SUD) Substance Use Disorder

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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: April 19, 2021 Here’s how to know if a loved one or co-worker is abusing drugs or

A New Look at Contingency Management Therapy

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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: April 12, 2021 For people with substance use disorder (SUD), this therapy may be more relevant than

Signs of a High Functioning Drug Addict in Your Life

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Tony Sartini Tony Sartini Tony began his career as the Alumni Coordinator at Stepping Stone Center of Recovery in 2019. But… read more Published: April 6, 2021 Drug addiction affects people in many different ways. Some will struggle with essential life functions, while others will

Keep Your Clinic Safe from Covid-19

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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: April 5, 2021 In fact, our health and safety checklist will help protect against other viruses too.

How Long is Drug Rehab?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Ryan Teague Ryan Teague Ryan Teague started in 2018 as an Alumni Coordinator for the men’s program, the Star at Lakeview Health. Ryan firmly believes Lakeview Health’s… read more Published: March 19, 2021 The question “How long is drug rehab?” is something that many people

The Importance of Goal Setting In Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Isabella Motta Isabella Motta Isabella Motta, CRC, started with Lakeview in 2019. Her passion for helping others stems from her own recovery… read more Published: March 17, 2021 One of the most important instruments in the recovery toolbox is goal setting. “It’s something I work

Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab?

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Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 70% of all persons using illicit drugs are employed either part-time or full-time. If you are currently suffering from an addiction and are employed, you may be

What is Glass and How Addictive Is It?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Philip Warrick Philip Warrick Philip Warrick, LMHC started his career in the field while working as a Substance Abuse Counselor at an inpatient facility in Tampa, Florida… read more Published: February 28, 2021 What is Glass? Glass, ice, and shards are all street names for

The Difference Between Craving Drugs and Wanting Drugs

Drug addiction is far more difficult to deal with than many people realize. Individuals who struggle with addiction risk losing control of their careers, relationships, and lives. When people fall deeper and deeper under the spell of substance abuse, friends and family members naturally grow concerned. It’s important to remember that not everyone who uses

Stress Management in Addiction Recovery

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The American Psychological Association conducted a study in 2007 that found 77% of Americans experience physical stress and 73% experience psychological symptoms of stress. Most people do not manage their stress effectively. For example, some individuals use substances to self-medicate unwanted symptoms produced by stress. Most are unaware of the psychological and physical warning signs