Addiction Articles

8 Myths About You and Your Addicted Child

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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: August 27, 2021 Addiction and addiction treatment are two areas of health care where—despite

6 Addiction FAQs You Need Answers To Now

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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: August 20, 2021 FOR PARENTS ONLY: 6 Addiction FAQs You Need Answers To Now

What Now!? Preparing for After Treatment

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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: August 18, 2021 Take it slow! Remember that Rome wasn’t built in a day. It

Help a Loved One After Drug Rehab

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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: August 9, 2021 When a loved one goes to drug rehab, you may not be

Alcohol Relapse: It Happens

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While relapse is not a necessity it is important to realize that it does happen. How one reacts and how quickly action is taken to stop relapse and get back on the right track is extremely important. In quality drug rehab programs a client will learn how to handle a relapse if it does occur.

How Drug Addiction Affects Relationships

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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 23, 2021 With the rise of opioid-related deaths 1, more and more families and

What Is the First Step of Drug Addiction Treatment?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Jessica Klesh Jessica Klesh Jessica works to ensure all patients are set up for success in and out of treatment. As a part of the aftercare team, Jessica arranges continued… read more Published: March 22, 2021 In 2009, only 2.6 million of the 23.5 million

What is a Speedball?

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A speedball takes two dangerous drugs and mixes them into a type of cocktail drug. Those who do speedballs may need treatment like at a heroin addiction treatment center in Jacksonville, FL, such as Lakeview Health. Before asking are speedballs dangerous, it’s important to understand what they are and why they are popular. What is

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

I Can Drink O’Doul’s If I Am In Recovery, Right?

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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: February 17, 2021 “It’s just an O’Doul’s, it’s OK. Relax, it’s no big deal.