Addiction

Cocaine and Alcohol Dangers

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 2, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 Do you know someone who mixes cocaine with alcohol because they’ve heard it helps prolong the high? This practice of mixing powerful drugs such as stimulants and depressants may have devastating effects on your physical and mental health. In fact, it may

How to Help My Husband in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 1, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 “I need help. I need to learn how to help my husband in recovery and to get help. Where do I start?” This is a common statement. You feel overwhelmed and concerned about your husband. You are unsure what to do to

Epidemic Versus Pandemic: Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Still Important

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 25, 2020 Updated: October 30, 2020 We began hearing about the COVID-19 pandemic during the first few months of 2020. As the virus quickly spread around the world, it became the top news article in the nation. And while the Covid-19 virus has caused real suffering around the

Is It Time To Seek Treatment for Substance Use Disorder? Signs You Need Rehab Now

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 18, 2020 Updated: September 23, 2020 It’s often easier to spot problems in other people before noticing them in yourself. This is especially true when the issue being discussed is substance use disorder. You may not realize you’re drinking more than you should or taking more prescription pain

Does My Addiction Need Treatment?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 17, 2020 Updated: January 12, 2021 If you’re worried that a bad habit may have turned into an addiction, it’s time to have a professional assessment from a neutral third party. Millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. This chronic condition involves many substances. A few

How to Help My Wife in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 15, 2020 Updated: September 14, 2020 “I need to learn how to help my wife in recovery.” It’s a question that the mental health and addiction specialists at Lakeview Health receive a lot. Drug and alcohol addiction, especially paired with mental health disorders, can be very toxic to

Common Stress Triggers

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: August 28, 2020 Updated: August 12, 2020 Stress is one of the most troubling factors in the life of a person trying to stop using drugs or alcohol. Common stress triggers can make it harder for you to stay no, especially if you do not have a plan to

Are Addiction Treatment Centers Open?

man wonders are addiction treatment centers open during covid-19

As COVID-19 continues to affect many businesses in the United States, there are so many uncertainties around what we can and can’t do right now. Every day brings about new findings, changed protocols and guidelines, and revised timelines for openings and closings. Because of reservations around travel, questioning if it’s safe to go to a

Signs of Polysubstance Abuse

girl wondering if she is showing signs of polysubstance abuse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: August 21, 2020 Updated: October 30, 2020 Polysubstance abuse is a condition in which a person uses more than one drug at a time. Often, they seek out a second drug to compliment or otherwise alter the effects of the initial drug. Doing this can be very dangerous. It

Is Addiction Treatment Covered By Insurance?

forms that clients fill out as they wonder is addiction treatment covered by insurance

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: August 18, 2020 Updated: August 11, 2020 When a person is struggling with addiction, one of the key aspects that keeps them from seeking treatment may be the cost. Fortunately, when you consider payment plans, private health care, and public health insurance, there are plenty of payment options available.