Gender-Responsiveness Treatment

The Latest on Gender Responsive Treatment for Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: June 25, 2021 Before we get to the pluses and minuses (mostly pluses!) of this increasingly popular

Men and Self-Care

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Philip Warrick Philip Warrick Philip Warrick, LMHC started his career in the field while working as a Substance Abuse Counselor at an inpatient facility in Tampa, Florida… read more Published: June 16, 2021 June is National Men’s Health Awareness Month, making it the perfect time

The Benefits of Gender-Specific Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 23, 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

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.

Men and Drinking: The Causes Behind Alcohol Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 23, 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 Wine: The Current Mommy Wine Culture

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 22, 2020 In today’s society, especially with the current pandemic, we are seeing an increase in drinking within the media. From drinks being shared with friends out at a bar to encouraging drinking at home to unwind, we are constantly exposed to alcohol consumption.

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

What it Means to be a Mom with Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 15, 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 is one

Benefits of a Women’s Rehab Center

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 19, 2019 Data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration shows that women make up about 1/3 of all rehab admissions. However, just because centers admit fewer females than males does not mean having a separate treatment plan isn’t important. Here are