Addiction Treatment Programs

Primary Differences Between Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Hailey Rigdon Hailey Rigdon Hailey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Social Welfare from the University of North Florida. Hailey started her career… read more Published: March 18, 2021 Making the decision between inpatient and outpatient treatment for substance abuse can be

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

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

Should I Still Seek Rehab During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

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Everyday concerns and anxieties around the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rise in the U.S. With more and more restrictions around socializing, “shelter-in-place” orders being placed, and travel protocols being implemented, it may leave you wondering if you should even seek help for your addiction in the current climate. Lakeview Health Chief Medical Officer, Lantie Jorandby

Seven Myths About Drug Addiction [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Larry Ellington Larry Ellington Larry Ellington is a registered clinical mental health counselor who earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of… read more Published: February 19, 2021 In order to overcome drug addiction and enjoy lasting recovery, it’s important to get

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.

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 Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson is a therapist at Lakeview Health. He earned his bachelor’s in political science from Middle Tennessee State University and a… read more Published: February 12, 2021 Most Common Addict Behavior Addict behavior is a specific thinking style that enables

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