Family

Gift Your Children Hope at the Holidays

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 11, 2020 Updated: December 22, 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 Published: December 10, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 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

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By Michael Rass Michael Rass Published: November 24, 2020 Updated: December 7, 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

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 20, 2020 Updated: December 7, 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 Drug Addiction Affects Relationships

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With the rise of opioid-related deaths, more and more families and loved ones are becoming affected, and substance use disorder treatment, family intervention, and relational repair are needed. Many times, people concentrate on the psychological and physical effects of drug addiction, and many times they are not talking about the social aspect and how drug addiction

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

5 Ways To Support Someone Through Detox

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 28, 2020 Updated: March 2, 2021 Detoxification can be a long and painful process, with many often facing alcohol withdrawal symptoms like fever, anxiety, mood swings, and joint pains. It can be both physically and emotionally draining for patients. Supporting someone through detox can make it more bearable

How Can I Help My Alcoholic Husband?

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Living with an alcoholic partner can be very difficult. Anyone who is struggling with an addiction is undoubtedly struggling with a lot of internal issues, and this can be hard on a relationship. This, coupled with the fact that alcohol is a drug notorious for causing emotional outbursts, irrationality, and memory loss can be very

How to Help My Son in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 21, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 “I want to learn how to help my son in recovery.” It is a powerful statement. It means you want to see your son take steps to get sober and work to improve his future. When you are at this point, our

Finding Addiction Treatment for My Daughter

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 14, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 “I need to find addiction treatment for my daughter. What should I do?” If you are the parent of a daughter who has gone through a traumatizing situation, you should know that she may have turned to drugs or alcohol to cope.