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Signs of a High Functioning Alcoholic

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 8, 2019 Do you suspect a family member is a high functioning alcoholic? Would you like to get them help at a medical detox center in Jacksonville, FL, or a city close to home? Perhaps you saw the signs of a high functioning alcoholic and

What is Krokodil?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 6, 2019 As drug abuse spreads, a growing number of people are asking, “What is krokodil?” Sadly, this addictive substance is killing many people and ruining lives. As a result, the men’s rehab center in Jacksonville, FL, has the necessary help for those abusing this

OCD and Alcoholism: Do They Require Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 4, 2019 The National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimates 9.2 million people in this country have what addiction specialists call a “dual diagnosis.” In other words, they have both a mental illness and a substance abuse disorder. A dual diagnosis center like

Is Alcohol a Depressant?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 13, 2019 Is alcohol dangerous? Is alcohol a depressant or a stimulant? Do I need help with alcohol abuse? These are the questions individuals tend to ask when they’re struggling with alcohol addiction. Because alcohol is a legal substance, it can take individuals some

How Can I Help My Son Stop Drinking?

It’s a complex question that concerned parents ask themselves every day. Addiction is ravaging, living nightmare. It’s the cause of many restless nights. It’s the culprit of anxious thoughts ruminating about the very worst-case scenarios. It’s money wasted, squandered, or stolen. It’s as frustrating as it is devastating. Moreover, even though the individual may be

How Can You Tell If Someone Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 9, 2019 Hollywood uses broad strokes when painting the picture of alcoholism. If you watch movies or TV shows that feature alcoholics, you might think they are all unemployed, homeless, and unable to function in all situations. While that is true for many people,

How to Quit Drinking and Succeed

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 28, 2016 Wanting to quit drinking alcohol and knowing how to quit drinking are two very different things. Thankfully, there are many resources available to help individuals struggling with an addiction to alcohol through the process of detox and then rehab. Since the risks

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal to Expect

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 25, 2016 Fear of the unknown is a common reason for those suffering from alcohol dependence to shy away from treatment. Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, in particular, create unease among those who would benefit from professional help. Do you know what to expect? Would

Addiction Treatment With Women In Mind

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 23, 2016 By Ami Brantley, Alumni Coordinator and Recovery Coach at the Rose of Lakeview As many of you know, this summer Lakeview opened a gender responsive program for women, The Rose. The environment was specifically designed with women’s recovery in mind.  Everything from

Surprising Alcohol Facts

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 12, 2016 Alcohol is currently the most commonly abused substance in America. Did you know that in addition to causing personal, professional, and family troubles, alcoholism can also cause significant—sometimes deadly—health consequences? Here are some more surprising alcohol facts. Surprising Alcohol Facts to Take