Gender-Responsiveness Treatment

Overcoming Social Anxiety Disorder

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 4, 2019 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 disorder is

Why Women Need to Work on Relationships in Addiction Treatment

By Michael Rass Michael Rass Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 7, 2018 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 Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 9, 2018 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 for women

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

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 14, 2018 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) —addiction is

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

By Philip Hemphill Philip Hemphill Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 3, 2017 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

Women with Addictions—The New Normal

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 12, 2017 Women used to have lower rates of addiction than men. But the gender gap has been shrinking for decades now, especially when it comes to alcohol misuse. An increasing number of women are using alcohol more than women did only a few

The Power of Female Fellowship in Addiction Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 6, 2017 Addiction is a biopsychosocial disorder. It follows that recovering from the disease of addiction requires more than just the cessation of substance use. If the underlying causes of the drug or alcohol misuse are not addressed, the risk of relapse is significant.

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

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 23, 2017 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 on women.

Men in Addiction Recovery

By Alexis L. Franzi Alexis L. Franzi Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 14, 2016 It’s a curious thing, having to live a double life because of the way you were raised; to be a man and a leader – all while battling a disease that strips you to your very core and manipulates you