Recovery

Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab?

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Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 70% of all persons using illicit drugs are employed either part-time or full-time. If you are currently suffering from an addiction and are employed, you may be

Stress Management in Addiction Recovery

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The American Psychological Association conducted a study in 2007 that found 77% of Americans experience physical stress and 73% experience psychological symptoms of stress. Most people do not manage their stress effectively. For example, some individuals use substances to self-medicate unwanted symptoms produced by stress. Most are unaware of the psychological and physical warning signs

Understanding the Different Types of Trauma

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Author Sarah Franklin Sarah Franklin Sarah Franklin joined the Lakeview Health clinical team in 2013. She is trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and works… read more Published: February 16, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 For many individuals struggling with addiction, a deeper issue tends to be beneath

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Holiday Season

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 23, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 In less than a month, families will be gathering all over the United States to celebrate Christmas and then New Year’s Day. If you or someone in your family struggles with alcohol use disorder, as millions of American adults do, the holiday

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

How Self-Care Can Relate to Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 20, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 How important is self-care when it comes to addiction recovery? When you work through therapy and you start on the path of addiction recovery, you may feel pretty good physically. Your mind is clear. Your hopes and goals are high. Yet, if

4 Holistic Approaches to Relapse Prevention

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 19, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 It’s essential to take relapse prevention seriously. That includes while you are receiving therapy in a residential program like the one at Lakeview Health, but even more importantly, once you have left our care. While there are many types of prevention methods,

Join Our Family this Holiday

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 15, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 For as long as there have been humans, there has been loneliness. It’s inevitable. Though we are social creatures, we can’t be together always. When confronted with extended periods of isolation, your challenge is to find ways of coping with loneliness. It

Gift Your Children Hope at the Holidays

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: December 11, 2020 Updated: December 22, 2020 Becoming a parent is one of the most incredible experiences that you can have. Your children look to you as a role model, as well as a teacher to show them the ways of the world and the right paths to choose.

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