Sober Living

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 Updated: 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

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 Updated: May 14, 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

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 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

4 Sober New Year’s Eve Ideas

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team 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,

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 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

Gift Your Children Hope at the Holidays

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team 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

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team 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

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

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team 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

How to Celebrate Recovery Month

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team 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

Quarantine and Relapse: How to Stay in Recovery

woman looking out window and struggling with quarantine and relapse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team 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