Gender-Specific Treatment

The Benefits of Gender-Specific Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 23, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 What is gender-specific treatment? If you’ve been searching for a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center near you, you may have run across wording like this that seems to be more technical jargon than it is reader-friendly. But in layman’s terms, gender-specific

Men and Drinking: The Causes Behind Alcohol Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: June 23, 2020 Updated: June 11, 2020 When it comes to alcohol consumption, men and women tend to consume at the same rate. However, it’s essential to realize that men and drinking relate differently than women and drinking. While some might reach for a beer to relax, it’s essential

Women and Trauma

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 8, 2020 Updated: April 21, 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

What it Means to be a Mom with Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: February 15, 2020 Updated: March 18, 2020 Addiction is a disease that has reached epidemic proportions. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), almost one million Americans used heroin in 2016 alone; and heroin is nowhere near as apparent as the current opioid epidemic. It

Overcoming Social Anxiety Disorder

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 4, 2019 Updated: January 29, 2020 Social Anxiety Disorder The non-profit organization Mental Health America estimates that 15 million American adults suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder. Those who do often feel isolated and turn to drugs or alcohol to self-medicate. For these individuals, overcoming social anxiety

Why Women Need to Work on Relationships in Addiction Treatment

By Michael Rass Michael Rass Published: May 7, 2018 Updated: December 31, 2020 After completing treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD), female patients frequently go back to their lives with a hopeful attitude and the expectation that previous relationships can be resumed without too much of a change. However, if problematic intimate relationships, sexuality,

Gender-Responsive Treatment Big Success at Lakeview Health

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 9, 2018 Updated: November 8, 2019 The Rose of Lakeview, the women’s addiction treatment center at Lakeview Health, opened its doors for new patients in June 2016. Built on four acres of newly acquired land adjacent to Lakeview’s existing Jacksonville, FL campus, the 54-bed facility provides housing

A Doctor’s Opinion: Why Gender Matters When Overcoming Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: March 14, 2018 Updated: January 29, 2020 Addiction. Unless you are living it, the word is easy to gloss over. With daily headlines about the opioid epidemic and popular shows taking on alcoholism and drug dependence themes—like Mom on CBS, and the recently Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary Heroin(e)

The Data Reveals the Truth on Outcomes in Gender-Specific Treatment

By Philip Hemphill Philip Hemphill Published: November 3, 2017 Updated: November 8, 2019 The Data Reveals the Truth: Women Experience Better Outcomes in Gender-Specific Treatment   The vision, intuition, and data gathered by Lakeview Health leaders and staff that lead to the completion of our gender-specific state-of-the-art facility, program, and dedicated staff has served hundreds

White Paper Underlines Gender-Specific Challenges for Women in Overcoming Opioid Addiction

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: February 23, 2017 Updated: November 8, 2019 A recent white paper from the Office on Women’s Health concluded that the prevalence of prescription opioid and heroin use among women is substantial. It provided dramatic statistical data on what kind of impact the opioid addiction epidemic is having