COVID Travel Guide

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If you’re coming to Lakeview Health from a different town or state, as many of our clients do, you may want to take extra precautions during your travel. This could prevent your exposure to COVID-19. Lakeview Health is a drug and alcohol treatment center with locations in Jacksonville, FL. Once you’re here, we’ll take every

COVID FAQs

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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 and research scientists have been working on the problems relating to COVID since

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

Gain a Foothold in Recovery Through a Percocet Withdrawal Detox Program

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Percocet is a prescription drug meant for short-term use and people who take it for longer than a few weeks run a high risk of becoming physically dependent on it. Individuals who use it longer than a few weeks and take larger doses are very likely to become addicted and dependent. Once addicted or dependent

Cocaine and Alcohol Dangers

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Do you know someone who mixes cocaine with alcohol because they’ve heard it helps prolong the high? This practice of mixing powerful drugs such as stimulants and depressants may have devastating effects on your physical and mental health. In fact, it may lead to a condition called “polysubstance use disorder.” If you or someone close

Primary Differences Between Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment

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Making the decision between inpatient and outpatient treatment for substance abuse can be a difficult one. These two types of programs provide very different pathways to sobriety, yet each offer individuals the potential to enjoy a lifelong recovery. The key is in determining which is right for you, between the big choice of inpatient and

Does My Addiction Need Treatment?

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If you’re worried that a bad habit may have turned into an addiction, it’s time to have a professional assessment from a neutral third party. Millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. This chronic condition involves many substances. A few of the more common ones include: Alcohol Prescription painkillers Heroin Cocaine Methamphetamine If

Signs of Polysubstance Abuse

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Polysubstance abuse is a condition in which a person uses more than one drug at a time. Often, they seek out a second drug to compliment or otherwise alter the effects of the initial drug. Doing this can be very dangerous. It can lead to dependence and addiction. Our team at Lakeview Health provides support

Why Traveling Out of State for Addiction Treatment can be your Safest Option

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Taking the first step to finding a treatment program that is right for you, is a brave and huge achievement. When looking for treatment centers, it may be natural to look at those closest to you because that’s where you may be most comfortable at the moment. Additionally, with coronavirus cases still high, you may

Characteristics of a Rehab Program

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How do you know where to go to get the care you need? If you are struggling with drugs and alcohol, you may know the road ahead is challenging. You want your best shot at getting clean and finding your way forward. That means understanding the characteristics of a rehab program best suited for you.