By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 Updated: April 28, 2021 “It’s just an O’Doul’s, it’s OK. Relax, it’s no big deal.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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: February 15, 2021 Updated: April 28, 2021 You’ve been worried. You know that your friend is struggling. Maybe he’s
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff 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: February 12, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 The experience of drug or alcohol addiction
Abstinence from alcohol is only part of the process, changing the behaviors and attitudes used in active alcoholism require constant awareness and change.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 29, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 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
Alcoholism is a deadly disease and without the professional help of an alcohol rehab it can be nearly impossible to overcome. Individuals who struggle with the disease of alcoholism live a life full of drama an chaos. Their alcohol intake becomes their main priority and focus. Alcohol rehab can help the suffering alcoholic get their life back.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 9, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Despite millions of American adults being categorized as having an alcohol use disorder, alcoholism continues to be a disease that our culture downplays. Drinking beer and sipping cocktails is so normalized in our culture — it’s in our advertisements, our movies, our
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 29, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Drinking alcohol within the recommended limit is acceptable. When you overdrink, there is a chance that you will develop an alcohol dependence disorder. An alcohol-dependent person may be willing to quit their habit, but the dependence complicates this. It will make them
Living with an alcoholic partner can be very difficult. Anyone who is struggling with an addiction is undoubtedly struggling with a lot of internal issues, and this can be hard on a relationship. This, coupled with the fact that alcohol is a drug notorious for causing emotional outbursts, irrationality, and memory loss can be very
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 13, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Rubbing, or isopropanol, alcohol is an example of why not all alcohol is the same. Ingestion of isopropanol is the second most common kind of alcohol poisoning and the most toxic. Most cases of poisoning are accidental, but some drink it