Aftercare & Relapse Prevention

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

What Now!? Preparing for After Treatment

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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: August 18, 2021 Take it slow! Remember that Rome wasn’t built in a day. It

Ask Yourself Questions As Part of Relapse Prevention

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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: August 6, 2021 Relapse is always a possibility for anyone in recovery. No one is

Alcohol Relapse: It Happens

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While relapse is not a necessity it is important to realize that it does happen. How one reacts and how quickly action is taken to stop relapse and get back on the right track is extremely important. In quality drug rehab programs a client will learn how to handle a relapse if it does occur.

Experiential Therapy Activities

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 19, 2021 A beautiful aspect of addiction therapy programs is the fact that there are multiple options to help people heal. There are dozens of addiction therapy options, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Some possibilities have you working with a therapist

How to Develop a Relapse Prevention Plan

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: May 3, 2021 If you’re in recovery, here’s a plan that’ll keep you there. Most people in

A New Look at Contingency Management Therapy

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: April 12, 2021 For people with substance use disorder (SUD), this therapy may be more relevant than

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

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

5 Ways to Stay Sober and Safe This New Year’s

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 1, 2021 For many, the holidays are a time for family fun and being around the ones we love. However, for individuals in recovery, this time of year — and New Year’s Eve in particular — can be difficult. Not only are people surrounded