Family Therapy & Support

12 Actions I Took When I Realized My Son Had Substance Use Disorder

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 30, 2021 In a previous post on this site, I discussed the moment

7 Things I Did Right as the Parent of a Young Adult with Substance Use Disorder

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 23, 2021 Before we get to my top seven—in order of importance, no

Reaching a Moment of Clarity

woman reaching a moment of clarity during addiction recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 11, 2021 An awful realization about my son’s drug use points the way

How Does My Addiction Affect My Family?

family affected by addiction working together to achieve recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Isabella Motta Isabella Motta Isabella Motta, CRC, started with Lakeview in 2019. Her passion for helping others stems from her own recovery… read more Published: April 27, 2021 Addiction is a disease that can cause permanent damage to a person’s mental, emotional and physical health.

How Drug Addiction Affects Relationships

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Ryan Teague Ryan Teague Ryan Teague started in 2018 as an Alumni Coordinator for the men’s program, the Star at Lakeview Health. Ryan firmly believes Lakeview Health’s… read more Published: March 23, 2021 With the rise of opioid-related deaths 1, more and more families and

Gift Your Children Hope at the Holidays

woman choosing sobriety for her children

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 11, 2020 Becoming a parent is one of the most incredible experiences that you can have. Your children look to you as a role model, as well as a teacher to show them the ways of the world and the right paths to choose.

Give the Gift of Recovery to Your Parents This Year

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 10, 2020 The holidays are the perfect time to reconnect with family members you might not see during the rest of the year, especially your parents. Your parents are the ones who brought you into this world and care for you no matter what

Why the Whole Family Needs Recovery from Addiction

family celebrating recovery from addiction

By Michael Rass Michael Rass Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 24, 2020 One of the most insidious aspects of addiction is that it is isolating; in addition to ruining people’s finances, causing adverse health outcomes, and risking lives, it drives a wedge between the individual struggling with addiction issues and the people who care

Managing the Stress of Online Learning for Parents in Recovery

mom stressed about online learning

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 20, 2020 Whether your kids are in elementary school, going into their senior year of high school, or starting college, the current school year is likely a struggle. Millions of children are now homeschooling at least halftime, and many parents can’t afford to hire

How to Be a Supportive Sibling During Addiction Recovery

sisters hugging as they learn to be supportive during addiction recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 3, 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