Family Therapy & Support

Why the Whole Family Needs Recovery from Addiction

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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

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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

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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

5 Ways To Support Someone Through Detox

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 28, 2020 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 21, 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 14, 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.

How to Help My Husband in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 1, 2020 “I need help. I need to learn how to help my husband in recovery and to get help. Where do I start?” This is a common statement. You feel overwhelmed and concerned about your husband. You are unsure what to do to

How to Help My Wife in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 15, 2020 “I need to learn how to help my wife in recovery.” It’s a question that the mental health and addiction specialists at Lakeview Health receive a lot. Drug and alcohol addiction, especially paired with mental health disorders, can be very toxic to

How to Find Treatment for a Spouse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 14, 2020 Is your spouse struggling with a mental health issue? Are they consistently using drugs and alcohol? When you are facing these concerns, you may be unsure how to find treatment for a spouse. Should they get help? How do you know where