Family Therapy & Support

How to Find Treatment for a Loved One

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 11, 2020 Drug and alcohol addiction impacts the lives of every member of a family. Initially, it may seem like your loved one has control and can stop. Then, they continue to use, and you watch them change in front of you. They are

Supporting Family in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 13, 2020 When a family member is struggling with addiction, it can seem impossible to help. You just want them to stop using drugs or alcohol. You think that’s all that they need to do to protect their future. That’s rarely enough, though. And

Benefits of a Family Therapy Program

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 16, 2020 Addiction, or any kind of substance- or alcohol use disorder, is always isolating. And struggling to battle addiction can make you feel that you are on your own. But by entering a quality addiction treatment program, you can get the help you

Women and Trauma

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 8, 2020 According to the American Psychological Association, more than 50% of all individuals will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. Of these, close to 10% will be permanently scarred by it and will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These

Family Support for Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 6, 2020 At Lakeview Health, we understand that addiction does not just affect the individual struggling with addiction. It harms everyone in that person’s radius, from co-workers and friends, to family members. Indeed, the family is perhaps most directly affected. This is because a

Do We Need Family Therapy?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 1, 2020 The family unit is, in many ways, the critical unit of our society. Our families are with us from the beginning, and the members of a family most often support one another. But families are not always resilient enough to defend themselves

How to Find Addiction Treatment for a Loved One

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 11, 2020 Nothing is more painful than watching someone you care about struggling with addiction. In addition to worrying about their well-being, it’s also very common to feel powerless. Even though you may not be the one using, the addiction is still a large

Supporting a Loved One Returning From Addiction Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 29, 2020 A loved one returning from addiction treatment faces a whole new set of challenges. Although it may seem they are done with treatment and maybe ‘fixed’, leaving treatment is just the first leg in an even more difficult journey to recovery. As

How to Support Loved Ones in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 22, 2020 If you have been asking yourself how to support loved ones in recovery, there are several steps that you can take. It is essential to keep in mind that family members play some of the most vital roles in recovery from addiction.