Sober Living

Sharing My Secret to Success!

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Author Kristi S. Kristi S. read more Published: May 5, 2021 Updated: May 5, 2021 I grew up in a small country town, where everyone knew everyone, including all their business.  We moved there when I was 6 years old in the first grade and lived there until I graduated

4 Sober New Year’s Eve Ideas

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 24, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 New Year’s Eve is a great time to reflect on the previous year, imagine the coming year’s potential, and have a great time with friends and family. However, if you are in recovery or drinking isn’t your thing, it can be hard

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Holiday Season

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 23, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 In less than a month, families will be gathering all over the United States to celebrate Christmas and then New Year’s Day. If you or someone in your family struggles with alcohol use disorder, as millions of American adults do, the holiday

Gift Your Children Hope at the Holidays

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 11, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Becoming a parent is one of the most incredible experiences that you can have. Your children look to you as a role model, as well as a teacher to show them the ways of the world and the right paths to choose.

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 13, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 The holidays add extra stress to everyone. If you or a loved one is fighting to maintain your sobriety during the holidays, read on. The first thing is to put yourself first. Self-care is important when it comes to making the decision

Top 8 Relapse Warning Signs: Avoid a Relapse, Read the Signs

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 20, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 You made it through drug and alcohol rehab, which was hard enough, but now you have to stay sober. During this new chapter, it’s important to be on the lookout for signs of relapse. First, what exactly is a relapse?

How to Celebrate Recovery Month

woman learns that a run is part of how to celebrate recovery month

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 4, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 September is National Recovery Month. During this month, addiction awareness and understanding take center stage. For those struggling with mental health or substance use disorders, it is an ideal time to take a step forward to get help from our team at

Quarantine and Relapse: How to Stay in Recovery

woman looking out window and struggling with quarantine and relapse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: July 22, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Quarantine and relapse may feel synonymous. Isolation has long been recognized as a relapse trigger, and experts are reporting that the relapse rate is rising due to the quarantine. Do quarantine and relapse go hand in hand? They can. However, there are

Sober Super Bowl Party

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: February 1, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 We tend to associate Super Bowl Sunday with good feelings. Friendly rivalries, great football, fun commercials, ad lots of snacks and drinks. But for many, Super Bowl Sunday can also include the temptation to drink, use drugs, or fall back

Sober Living Home or Halfway House? What’s the Difference?

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 9, 2017 Updated: November 8, 2019 Sober Living Home or Halfway House? What’s the Difference? By Michael Rass Some time ago, a Reddit user in recovery posted this request: “Hi friends! I’m hoping some of you might be able to help me. I’m trying to determine