Health and Wellness

What is Seasonal Depression?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 30, 2020 Updated: December 30, 2020 When the weather starts to turn, it can cause a shift in the brain. Sometimes, that shift isn’t always for the better. Seasonal depression is sometimes called “seasonal affective disorder” (SAD), and it’s different from the seasonal funk that can sometimes set

New Year, New You In Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 22, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 If your reliance on drugs or alcohol is resulting in the need to consider receiving professional treatment, the severity of your addiction may take an extended period to complete because recovery is a process. Addiction rehab has several defined stages, starting with

Give the Gift of Recovery to Your Parents This Year

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 10, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 The holidays are the perfect time to reconnect with family members you might not see during the rest of the year, especially your parents. Your parents are the ones who brought you into this world and care for you no matter what

4 Ways to Embrace Healthy Living for the New Year

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 4, 2020 Updated: December 15, 2020 COVID-19 has changed our daily routine. With more and more people staying at home to minimize exposure, it’s easy to be tempted to eat low-quality meals and junk food. A day that would have previously involved various forms of physical activity in

The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 2, 2020 Updated: February 2, 2021 A healthy diet can’t take the place of comprehensive addiction treatment. Detox, counseling, and aftercare are musts if you want to beat your addictions for good. However, your diet can have a significant impact on your recovery, helping you get over addiction

Can Nutrition Make a Difference in Addiction Treatment?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 1, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 A healthy diet can’t take the place of traditional addiction treatment. Detox, counseling, and aftercare are a must if you want to beat your addictions for good. However, your diet can have a big impact on your recovery, helping you get over

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 13, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 The holidays add extra stress to everyone. If you or a loved one is fighting to maintain your sobriety during the holidays, read on. The first thing is to put yourself first. Self-care is important when it comes to making the decision

3 Reasons to Go to Rehab Away From Home

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 11, 2020 Updated: March 2, 2021 If you are struggling with addictive behavior, whether it be the use of drugs, alcohol, or if you abuse another substance, finding help for your difficulties is a must. Many people seek addiction treatment programs by going to a rehabilitation facility as

COVID-19’s Impact on Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: September 29, 2020 Updated: September 11, 2020 Social distancing and stay-at-home orders have been the norm in the US since early March in an attempt to quell the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, these practices have also had an impact on substance use and mental health disorders. Even before the

What Are Healthy Coping Skills?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: June 30, 2020 Updated: June 11, 2020 As you work through your treatment plan, you participate in a number of programs and therapies that help you. You learn why you might have begun abusing drugs, how you can avoid substance abuse in the future, and the importance of a