Addiction Articles

How Can I Help an Alcoholic Friend?

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: February 15, 2021 You’ve been worried. You know that your friend is struggling. Maybe he’s

Addict Behavior – Common Thinking Patterns in Substance Abuse Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author read more Published: February 12, 2021 Most Common Addict Behavior Addict behavior is a specific thinking style that enables someone struggling with addiction to continue using substances despite negative consequences. The Journal of Neuroscience reported findings suggesting there may be a cognitive difference in people

5 WAYS TO MAINTAIN RECOVERY FROM DRUG OR ALCOHOL ADDICTION

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: February 12, 2021 The experience of drug or alcohol addiction treatment can

How Alternative Addiction Treatment Leads to Long-Term Sobriety

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 21, 2021 About the Author Joe Gilmore is a professional writer for The Hope House, an organization dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality of addiction treatment possible while staying in their luxurious Arizona rehabs. Joe has worked in the addiction space for

Does Your Young Adult Abuse Prescription Drugs?

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise among young adults and teenagers. One of the major reasons that it has become such a problem is that prescription drugs are often easier to obtain then illegal drugs such as heroin or cocaine. Addiction treatment can help a young adult and their family recover from a prescription drug addiction.

How to Protect Yourself 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: January 1, 2021 People with substance use disorder (SUD) are at higher risk for Covid and many

4 Major Impacts of Alcohol Addiction on the Body

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 29, 2020 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

Alcohol Rehab Makes It Possible to Overcome Alcoholism

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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.

3 Ways to Help an Alcoholic

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 9, 2020 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