We Can Offer You Better Addiction Care

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If you’re looking for a trauma-informed, gender-responsive treatment program, you’ve come to the right place. At Lakeview Health, we’re better than anyone else in the country at handling addiction issues in clients with trauma. With a medical model that’s integrated and can handle whole health needs, along with a staff of caring professionals with dedication

Hydrocodone vs. Oxycodone: Risk for Addiction

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At Lakeview Health’s medical detox center in Jacksonville, FL, we often get questions relating to hydrocodone vs. oxycodone detox. Hydrocodone and oxycodone are two commonly misused opioid painkillers. Both are responsible for opioid addiction in millions of people in the US. In fact, a 2017 report by SAMSHA states that 11.1 million people aged 12 or older misused prescription pain relievers

What You Should Know about THC and Vaping

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Recently, THC and vaping are one of the health events in the news. More than 1,600 people have become ill, and 34 have died from vaping-related lung illnesses. The CDC has investigated this one class of vaping products implicated in many of the illnesses. These unregulated and unlicensed cartridges contain THC, the main psychoactive chemical found in cannabis.

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

Be SMART With Your New Year’s Resolutions

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 (Szalavitz, 2012). In the wellness field, we are all too familiar with this

Sober in Florida: Real Stories of Recovery

When people think of Florida they may envision sun, sand, Disney World, and alligators. But did you know that there is also a lot of high-quality and ethical addiction treatment in the state? Beyond being a vacation destination, people come to Florida from all over the United States to reclaim their life from the grasp

When Only Three Outcomes Remain

Many addicts have described reaching a pivotal moment of clarity in which they realized that they are facing only three possible outcomes of their dilemma: death, incarceration, or recovery. The addicted brain will usually deny the possibility of the first two outcomes for a long time and reject the hard path of recovery. Such is

Making Data Driven Decisions with Dr. Philip Hemphill

While attending the Recovery Results conference in Dallas, Texas, Lakeview Health Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Philip Hemphill spoke on transforming addiction treatment by implementing an integrative health model while using real-world data to inform decision-making. Dr. Hemphill also sat down with the host of Recovery Unscripted, David Condos, to further discuss the practice of making

Recipe for Recovery: 12 Step Mix

“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 accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I

How EMDR Can Heal Trauma

Substance use disorder is often linked to co-occurring trauma. “Studies of drug addicts repeatedly find extraordinarily high percentages of childhood trauma of various sorts, including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse,” writes Canadian physician Gabor Maté in his seminal addiction study In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts. In the 1990s, the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) research