Sober Living

6 Benefits of a Self-Help Network for Those in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Philip Warrick Philip Warrick Philip Warrick, LMHC started his career in the field while working as a Substance Abuse Counselor at an inpatient facility in Tampa, Florida… read more Published: September 3, 2021 In addiction treatment, the term used is self-help. And it works. They

Emily E’s Story of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Emily E Emily E read more Published: May 18, 2021 My name is Emily and I am a grateful, recovering alcoholic.  By the grace of God, my sobriety date is October 11, 2017. It was a long and treacherous road to get to where I

Jami’s Story of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Jami G Jami G read more Published: May 11, 2021 I hope this helps at least one person… My life was a wreck from Day One. I was given every opportunity to fail at every single milestone in my life.   My wealthy parents had abused

Sharing My Secret to Success!

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Kristi S. Kristi S. read more Published: 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 24, 2020 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 23, 2020 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

woman choosing sobriety for her children

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 11, 2020 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 13, 2020 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 Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 20, 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? Many people

How to Celebrate Recovery Month

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

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 4, 2020 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