Aftercare & Relapse Prevention

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

3 Common Addiction Triggers at the Holidays

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 13, 2020 For some, the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. For people who struggle with addiction, though, this season is often filled with stress that can lead to relapse. Learning about these three common addiction triggers of the holiday

Aftercare Planning: Should I stay or Should I Go?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 14, 2020 Choosing a facility with a solid aftercare program can help people maintain their recovery even after they finish treatment. With their all-encompassing approach and extensive discharge planning, these facilities make it a point to offer comprehensive, individualized treatment plans that address both

Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 22, 2020 Relapse prevention plays a huge role in recovery, and it is part of the reason an aggressive and comprehensive aftercare program is essential. As a client in a drug and alcohol addiction treatment program, you’ll learn recovery behaviors designed to help you

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