Health and Wellness

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 13, 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 11, 2020 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 29, 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 Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 30, 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

What Are Life Skills?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 27, 2020 When you begin with addiction treatment programs, you often hear about learning life skills. These skills are introduced through addiction therapies and treatment programs and are meant to benefit you once you leave treatment. But what are life skills for recovery, and

How to Manage Your Stress

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 16, 2020 Today, stress is all around us. From pressure at work, to caring for a family, and everything that falls in between, all of us experience stressful situations from time to time. But while some of us can experience the stress and move

The Holistic Approach to Recovery – Holistic Treatment Center

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 15, 2020 Many addiction rehab centers offer holistic treatment as supplemental therapy. Holistic treatment focuses on the whole person. Its purpose is to balance the body, mind, spirit, and emotions to achieve the healthiest state. When choosing a drug and alcohol rehab, look for

The Relationship Between Addiction And Your Physical Health Amid COVID-19

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Addiction and your physical health are intertwined, with one directly impacting the other. Various types of drugs affect your body in different ways, and likewise, the effects that drugs cause varies from one person to the other. How a drug affects someone depends on many factors, such as general health, body size, and the strength

Substance Abuse and Compromised Immune Systems – What it Means for COVID-19

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As the world faces a pandemic with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many are concerned about how this may affect them. There who are at higher risk for contracting the virus and having more severe complications are those with a compromised immune system. This means for substance abusers, their risks increase if they do contract the

Safety at Rehab is Ideal Amid COVID-19

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Amid the anxiety-driven COVID-19 fears, people struggling with substance use disorders can take comfort in knowing there is safety offered at a rehab facility. Lakeview Health is taking the current COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and our staff have implemented necessary protocols and precautions to continue offering treatment for those in need. We recognize that just because