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Understanding Treatment at a Partial Hospitalization Program

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After detox and short-term rehabilitation, many people decide they aren’t ready to tackle the challenges of addiction recovery alone.  Lakeview Health offers a partial hospitalization program Jacksonville FL residents turn to when they need a structured environment during the day in order to grow stronger in their recovery. With the right guidance, it is possible to

Be SMART With Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year fast approaching, you may be thinking of what resolutions 2019 will bring. Self-growth is very important and highly recommended, but over half of people with a New Year’s resolution will give up in less than six months’ time (Szalavitz, 2012). In the wellness field, we are all too familiar with this

A Solution For Pain Management & Addiction Treatment Centers

With the fact that many Americans suffer from pain on a daily basis and are often prescribed opioids to help relieve their pain, there has also been a growing concern with the relationship between pain management and addiction treatment centers. A 2015 analysis of data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey found that “an

Addiction Specialists Do A Better Job Treating Opioid Use Disorder

“The United States has a serious substance misuse problem” is the opening declaration in former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s report on addiction. To a large extent, the current crisis is driven by the abuse of opioid pain relievers (OPRs) and heroin. In the year 2000, 4,400 people died of an OPR overdose. By 2015, that

How To Train Your Rotator Cuff

One of the most common injuries that plagues weightlifters of all levels is rotator cuff problems. Strong rotator cuff muscles stabilize the shoulder joint and help to prevent injury. In the world of internally rotated shoulders due to computer use and overtraining of “pushing muscles” the rotator cuff externally rotates the shoulder joint. Each of

Quitting Cigarettes Improves Chances of Beating Drug or Alcohol Addiction

Cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year or one of every five deaths. Smoking is especially prevalent among people with substance use disorders. While cigarette smoking has declined among the general public, a significantly larger percentage of people

How to Train Your Posterior Deltoid – Muscle Mondays

Often forgotten is the posterior head of the deltoid. The muscle originates on the scapular spine and inserts along with the anterior and lateral head at the deltoid tuberosity on the humerus. This muscles allows extensions, transverse abduction and extension and helps with external rotation. This muscle can be outworked by the trapezius, so proper

Fueling Your Body For Addiction Recovery

Everyone knows or has an idea that a proper diet is a necessity. Whether your goal is to gain muscle mass, lose weight, or simply live a healthier lifestyle, everything comes down to nutrition. What you eat, how often you eat, and even when you eat it, are all equally important. A lot of people

How to Strength Train Your Lateral Deltoid

The lateral deltoid is a muscle that has limited actions. Starting on the acromion of the scapula, and inserting on the deltoid tuberosity of the humerus, the lateral deltoid abducts the arm to the side. Training this muscle properly will help to fill out shirts and give the muscle group a more rounded appearance. Follow

Lakeview Health Podcast: Christine Schneider, Ph.D., LCSW

Dr. Christine Schneider is lead therapist at Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders and adjunct faculty in the Dept. of Social Work and Dept. of Psychiatry and Neurology at St. Louis University in Missouri. She’s well-versed in trauma and attachment. During her visit to Lakeview in Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Schneider sat down with Sarah Kovach,