Drug & Alcohol Recovery

The Difference Between Craving Drugs and Wanting Drugs

Drug addiction is far more difficult to deal with than many people realize. Individuals who struggle with addiction risk losing control of their careers, relationships, and lives. When people fall deeper and deeper under the spell of substance abuse, friends and family members naturally grow concerned. It’s important to remember that not everyone who uses

Find Safety in Numbers this Holiday Season at Rehab

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 14, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 Every holiday season is a time for friends and family to gather together and enjoy each other’s company. For those fighting a drug or alcohol abuse disorder, the holidays can bring temptations to fall back into patterns of self-destructive behavior with drugs

5 Benefits of Addiction Counseling

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 25, 2020 Updated: December 9, 2020 If you suffer from alcohol or drug use disorders, you may be seeking an addiction counseling treatment program. Lakeview Health offers men’s and women’s gender-responsive treatment based on proven scientific data. Learn more about the benefits of addiction counseling and our treatment

How to Be a Supportive Sibling During Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 3, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 If you recently found out that your brother or sister is starting an addiction recovery program, you are likely to wonder how you can be a supportive sibling during this process. Most people want to help loved ones when they are dealing


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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 9, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus that causes it have raised a broad range of important questions across the globe, especially within the recovery community. Will I be safe in an addiction treatment facility? How can recovery take place in isolation? Fortunately, doctors

Can You Die From Xanax Withdrawal?

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Abusing Xanax has several serious consequences, but quitting may bring its own side effects. Your mind and body might have a hard time handling these. Thankfully, you don’t have to go through this experience alone. It takes incredible bravery to stand up to your addiction and fight for your life back. We’re here to help. At

Signs of Teen Binge Drinking

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: June 3, 2020 Updated: June 3, 2020 Binge drinking is far more than just enjoying a glass or two of wine in the evenings or knocking back a couple of cocktails on occasion. Binge drinking is defined as excessive alcohol use, and it is when individuals consume

The Importance of Medical Detox

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: May 18, 2020 Updated: March 1, 2021 If you’re seeking out addiction treatment for your loved one, it’s crucial to understand that they may require the full continuum of care. In many cases, the beginning of a comprehensive addiction treatment plan is medical detox. Understanding the importance of medical

Building Self-Esteem in Drug Rehab

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: May 8, 2020 Updated: May 8, 2020 Why is it so hard to get rid of all the terrible events that we have experienced from our past? Throw addiction into the mix, and you have the perfect recipe for poor self-esteem. Poor self-esteem contributes to you seeking

Are Parents to Blame for Prescription Drug Abuse?

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 18, 2020 Updated: April 17, 2020 When you’re raising teenagers, it can be difficult navigating the topics of substance abuse and peer pressure. For some parents, discussing these topics head-on seems like the best approach. They believe that having conversations will help inform their loved one