Teen/Young Adult

Women and Trauma

women and trauma showing as crying sisters hold each other

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 8, 2020 Updated: April 21, 2020 According to the American Psychological Association, more than 50% of all individuals will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. Of these, close to 10% will be permanently scarred by it and will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder

Am I Anorexic?

a man and his therapist wondering am i anorexic

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: November 13, 2019 Updated: January 29, 2020 Am I anorexic? If you’re able to ask yourself this question, that’s a good sign. Many people who suffer from anorexia nervosa don’t realize that they’re eating too little, exercising too much, or are losing too much weight. As a

Teen Heroin Statistics [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 14, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 The opiate-based drug heroin is incredibly addictive, and it’s well known as one of the hardest drug addictions to break. While all demographics are susceptible to heroin addiction, teens are a particularly vulnerable group. Examining teen heroin statistics can reveal

Drug Effects on Family Relationships

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 7, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 When addiction takes hold of a person’s life, it can cause remarkable and disturbing damage. If left unchecked, it can literally take a person’s money, heart, body and soul. However, people underestimate drug effects on family. About Drug Effects on

Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: September 17, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 Being the parent or guardian of a teen comes with tremendous responsibility, and when substance abuse becomes an issue, things get even more difficult. If you think your is struggling with teen drug abuse, it’s up to you as the

How a Substance Abuse Program Helps the Modern Family

Mother with substance abuse issues holds cute little infant

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: September 14, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 Although seldom discussed, the effect the modern family has had on substance abuse and detection has been profound. The modern family has been compromised by family members always on the go and the sense of independence each person maintains. This

How to Combat Teenage Alcoholism [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: September 14, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 Alcoholism isn’t an illness that targets adults exclusively. Teens, and in some cases even children, can fall victim to the disease. To combat teenage substance abuse, awareness and education is key. Knowing more about teen alcohol abuse and addiction can

Heroin Drug Use Continues To Climb Among Young Adults

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: September 2, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 Small quiet towns and upper middle-income suburbs have a new thief to worry about. Its name is heroin. One by one, young people are succumbing to its blackmail, just to be able to function. Not unlike an animal that tastes

Warning Signs of Teenage Substance Abuse You Can’t Ignore [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: August 29, 2016 Updated: January 29, 2020 The teenage years are often a time of experimentation when it comes to music, clothing and hairstyles. Unfortunately, many teens also experiment with substance abuse. Knowing the warning signs of teenage substance abuse can make it easier to take action.

Drinking Problems Can Start at Any Age

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: August 10, 2016 Updated: November 8, 2019 It shouldn’t come as a surprise that an insidious disease like alcoholism can affect people at any age. Even though drinking under the age of 21 is forbidden by law in every state, the vast number of underage drinkers is