How to Celebrate Recovery Month

woman learns that a run is part of how to celebrate recovery month

September is National Recovery Month. During this month, addiction awareness and understanding take center stage. For those struggling with mental health or substance use disorders, it is an ideal time to take a step forward to get help from our team at Lakeview Health. For those who have achieved sobriety, celebrating recovery month is a

Quarantine and Relapse: How to Stay in Recovery

woman looking out window and struggling with quarantine and relapse

Quarantine and relapse may feel synonymous. Isolation has long been recognized as a relapse trigger, and experts are reporting that the relapse rate is rising due to the quarantine. Do quarantine and relapse go hand in hand? They can. However, there are things you can do to reduce your risk. Through stress management, reaching out

Sober Living Home or Halfway House? What’s the Difference?

Sober Living Home or Halfway House? What’s the Difference? By Michael Rass Some time ago, a Reddit user in recovery posted this request: “Hi friends! I’m hoping some of you might be able to help me. I’m trying to determine the differences between halfway, three-quarter, and sober houses. I’ve tried Googling, and it’s not helping.”

Recipe for Recovery: 12 Step Mix

“Serenity!” If you have ever attended a committee meeting within the anonymous fellowships you’ve heard it shouted (ironically) from the back of the room. Certainly, if you’ve attended any 12-Step meeting, then you’ve heard the prayer: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I