Recovering from addiction is not an easy feat. Many who have been able to achieve long term sobriety relapsed once or more before they were able to put together quality, long-term sobriety. If you are battling addiction and having a tough time it is important to keep trying and not give up.
When looking for an addiction treatment center it is important to find one that has a comprehensive relapse prevention program. Relapse prevention program help to identify triggers as well as what to do in the event that a relapse occurs.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 29, 2020 A loved one returning from addiction treatment faces a whole new set of challenges. Although it may seem they are done with treatment and maybe ‘fixed’, leaving treatment is just the first leg in an even more difficult journey to recovery. As
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 1, 2020 We tend to associate Super Bowl Sunday with good feelings. Friendly rivalries, great football, fun commercials, ad lots of snacks and drinks. But for many, Super Bowl Sunday can also include the temptation to drink, use drugs, or fall back into unhealthy
Getting sober from drugs and alcohol is difficult. It is essential to find balance when recovering from addiction. Quality addiction treatment will teach its clients how to achieve balance in there recovery through various treatment methodologies.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 15, 2020 The trip through sobriety is a journey that has many peaks and valleys. Unfortunately, sometimes the low points in the valleys can mean relapse. The common assumption is that the moment someone takes their drug of choice again or takes a sip
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 5, 2019 Many people have the misconception that once you or your loved one completes treatment, they go back to the regular lives they were living prior to getting clean and sober. While part of that may be true, apart from returning to your
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 2, 2018 With the New Year fast approaching, you may be thinking of what resolutions 2019 will bring. Self-growth is very important and highly recommended, but over half of people with a New Year’s resolution will give up in less than six months’ time
By Michael Rass Michael Rass Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 23, 2017 Once patients are discharged from residential rehab, they enter what The Recovery Book calls the “yellow zone.” The person in recovery “is restoring and rebuilding relationships” and is “restoring his spiritual life.” Family support continues to be crucial in this period of
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 31, 2017 “Serenity!” If you have ever attended a committee meeting within the anonymous fellowships you’ve heard it shouted (ironically) from the back of the room. Certainly, if you’ve attended any 12-Step meeting, then you’ve heard the prayer: God, grant me the serenity to