Detox

The Relationship Between Exercise and Drug Recovery [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 12, 2016 While there are many factors that contribute to sobriety and rehabilitation, there is little doubt about the strong connection between exercise and drug recovery. At our Jacksonville addiction treatment centers, exercise is encouraged for all patients working toward recovery. In fact, the links

When Your Loved One Has an Addiction Problem

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 11, 2016 Addiction exacts a heavy toll on your loved ones. Admitting your loved one has an addiction can be stressful. Over time, many addicted individuals lose control of their careers, relationships, and lives because their insatiable appetite for drugs or alcohol supersedes any other

Verifying If Your Insurance Pays For Rehab Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 9, 2016 Many addicts and their families wonder if their health insurance pays for addiction treatment, just as they are ready to seek help. While each policy and its coverage may be different than the next, the Affordable Care Act enacted some changes in

When Living With An Individual That is in Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 5, 2016 With addiction rates for many substances continuing to climb across the country, more people are finding themselves living with an individual that is in recovery than ever before. The widespread availability of alcohol, coupled with a record-high rate of prescription drug abuse

How Can a Drug Rehab Help Me Get Sober from Drugs and Alcohol?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 23, 2016 When you’re stuck in the clutches of addiction, it’s quite challenging to understand how addiction treatment can help you recover. The disease of addiction often leaves people feeling completely and utterly hopeless. Drug Rehab help seems far away and scary. If you’re

Hope and Gratitude – Seeking Treatment Will Change Your Life!

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 10, 2016 I had to deal with the attitudes and behaviors that kept me from moving forward. My life had to change because the addictive behavior lifestyle left me dealing with a stronghold of drug abuse and alcoholism. I had to discharge all the

Reducing Harm for Addicted Moms & Their Babies

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 24, 2014 The talk about drug addiction and who is harmed stops when you mention addiction and babies. You can try to keep children away from drugs, but what about babies, either during pregnancy or in infancy? Do you try to protect them with

Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms are as Bad as Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 21, 2012 Methadone was first used as a long-acting painkiller for surgical and cancer patients. It is highly effective but also extremely habit-forming. Methadone maintenance was the old method of choice for heroin addicts, especially back in the 1980’s. Lines of addicts would form