Detox

My Heroin Addiction is Ruining My Life – I Need an Opiate Detox

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 8, 2016 Heroin addiction can completely take control of a person’s life, and it doesn’t matter who the person is. It’s often thought that someone addicted to heroin is the stereotypical person living on the streets, begging for change so they can get their

Do I Need Both Detox and Rehab for My Addiction?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 1, 2016 When looking into treatment options, it’s easy to start paring things down early. If your other obligations like family, friends, and a career, are in the front-seat of your life, opting out of detox or rehab so you can resume your regular

What Makes a Holistic Rehab Center “Holistic”?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 7, 2016 When you’re ready to get sober from drugs or alcohol, it’s important to know about the different options you have. Your recovery is personal to you, so you should know which option will suit you best. The two primary types of rehab

What are Some Pillars of a Safe Drug Rehab Center?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 30, 2016 A safe drug rehab center environment is key to successful delivery of rehabilitative treatment for patients working to overcome addiction. If these vulnerable patients do not feel safe, they cannot be effectively treated. Importance of a Safe Drug Rehab Center To an

The Prevalence of Alcohol Abuse in South Florida

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 27, 2016 As reported in a Miami-Dade County Youth Substance Abuse Survey in 2014 as well as other sources, 43 percent of high school students in South Florida admitted to lifetime alcohol abuse. Half of the students surveyed admitted to consuming alcohol within the

Self Detox from Alcohol is Dangerous and Potentially Fatal

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 26, 2016 While the desire to self detox from alcohol may be admirable, the reality is that doing so can be incredibly dangerous and even fatal. Choosing sobriety and the road of recovery is absolutely the first step, but a self detox from alcohol

What are Court Ordered Rehab Programs?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 25, 2016 Court ordered rehab programs are growing in favor with judges across the country. In recent years, it has become increasingly common for individuals to be sentenced for their crimes involving illicit substances to attend court ordered rehab programs. As the total number

Benefits of an Accredited Treatment Program

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 18, 2016 Attending an accredited treatment program means you’re getting a quality drug or alcohol rehab. It’s always important to pay particular attention to whether facilities are accredited by approved non-profit review entities, such as the Joint Commission or CARF. These organizations review treatment

Gender Responsive Rehab Program Benefits

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 16, 2016 According to an *article written for the American Psychological Association by Mark Greer in 2005, men and women have different obstacles to overcome when entering treatment. They also differ in motivations or reasons for starting substance abuse in the first place. These

Customized Family Therapy Rehab Programs Help Family Units With Maintaining A Sober Life

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 13, 2016 You may consider family therapy for drug rehab as a viable approach to holistic healing. A person’s addiction problems can have devastating consequences for their entire family. For some, that impact can create catastrophe in their lives for years to come. While users