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The Dangers of the Current Benzo Shortage

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 23, 2020 Is there a benzo shortage? Why and what does that mean for you? If you rely on or use benzos, it may mean you are finding it harder to get these drugs. You may not need to take them, though. For some

Managing the Stress of Online Learning for Parents in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 20, 2020 Whether your kids are in elementary school, going into their senior year of high school, or starting college, the current school year is likely a struggle. Millions of children are now homeschooling at least halftime, and many parents can’t afford to hire

COVID Travel Guide

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 16, 2020 If you’re coming to Lakeview Health from a different town or state, as many of our clients do, you may want to take extra precautions during your travel. This could prevent your exposure to COVID-19. Lakeview Health is a drug and alcohol

The Dangers of Self-Medicating During COVID

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 12, 2020 COVID-19 and social distancing present unique challenges for individuals who are in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Where you once may have had access to round-the-clock residential care, your treatments may now be limited to outpatient or virtual options. However, this

COVID FAQs

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 9, 2020 COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus that causes it have raised a broad range of important questions across the globe, especially within the recovery community. Will I be safe in an addiction treatment facility? How can recovery take place in isolation? Fortunately, doctors

What to Look for in a Center During Covid

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 5, 2020 Isolation is typically detrimental to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. In fact, it is often considered a sign or symptom of substance use disorder rather than a way of treating it. However, in these days of COVID-19 and quarantine measures, group

Prioritizing Treatment During a Pandemic

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 30, 2020 As you may have noticed, the coronavirus pandemic has created unforeseen challenges to nearly every system in the United States. Cancer treatment centers have had to make tough calls when it comes to weighing the health and safety of their patients and

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

Epidemic Versus Pandemic: Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Still Important

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 25, 2020 We began hearing about the COVID-19 pandemic during the first few months of 2020. As the virus quickly spread around the world, it became the top news article in the nation. And while the Covid-19 virus has caused real suffering around the

Are Addiction Treatment Centers Open?

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As COVID-19 continues to affect many businesses in the United States, there are so many uncertainties around what we can and can’t do right now. Every day brings about new findings, changed protocols and guidelines, and revised timelines for openings and closings. Because of reservations around travel, questioning if it’s safe to go to a