Gender-Responsiveness Treatment

Addiction Treatment With Women In Mind

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 23, 2016 By Ami Brantley, Alumni Coordinator and Recovery Coach at the Rose of Lakeview As many of you know, this summer Lakeview opened a gender responsive program for women, The Rose. The environment was specifically designed with women’s recovery in mind.  Everything from

What Is Substance Abuse?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 14, 2016 What is substance abuse? While the answer might seem complicated, it really isn’t that difficult to understand. Before getting help for an addiction, having an answer to that question makes the need for help easier to accept. What Is Substance Abuse? Simply,

Alcohol Abuse Definition in Real Terms

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 3, 2016 Do you find it difficult to control the amount or frequency of your alcohol consumption? Have friends and loved ones suggested that you might have an alcohol addiction problem? If so, it’s important to understand how to interpret the alcohol abuse definition.

5 Key Alcohol Abuse Symptoms

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 1, 2016 By definition, alcoholism and alcohol abuse are slightly different. Unlike alcoholics, alcohol abusers usually have some control over how much and how often they drink. Even so, their alcohol use is still unhealthy and dangerous to themselves and others. Drinking heavily is

How Drug Use Becomes Drug Dependence

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 30, 2016 People misunderstand addiction, and many can’t comprehend why people can’t stop using. Drug dependence becomes a matter of the mind and the body, and a person is using drugs in order to fulfill a mental obsession and craving, and it often starts off with

How To Treat a Substance Abuse Disorder

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 28, 2016 If you’ve been struggling with a substance abuse disorder or know someone in your life who has, you may be at a loss regarding what to do for this problem. Without question, experiencing this disease can be a lot to deal with.

Need to Know How to Stop Drinking?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 27, 2016 Drinking alcohol usually begins as a social activity. What happens after this introduction can change lives. According to the NIH, 87.6% of the country’s population over the age of 18 have tried alcohol. Of these, 56.9% continued drinking on a monthly basis.

Recognizing the Dangers of Heroin Use

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 21, 2016 Heroin abuse affects more people than just the user. It tears families apart. A family unit does not, and should not, give up on a family member who has fallen victim to heroin use. By understanding the dangers of a drug that

How Alcoholism Hurts Families

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 10, 2016 Alcohol abuse is self-destructive and selfish. When people suffer from alcoholism, they don’t consider that every bad act comes with unintended consequences, which usually harm family and friends. No one’s implying that people with an alcohol addiction intentionally hurt family members. The

How a Gender Responsive Treatment For Drug Abuse is More Effective

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 3, 2016 If you’ve been struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you likely already know that professional help is what you need to get sober once and for all. It can be difficult to admit that you have an issue with addiction, but taking