By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: October 14, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 “I need to find addiction treatment for my daughter. What should I do?” If you are the parent of a daughter who has gone through a traumatizing situation, you should know that she may have turned to drugs or alcohol to cope.
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: June 22, 2020 Updated: June 11, 2020 In today’s society, especially with the current pandemic, we are seeing an increase in drinking within the media. From drinks being shared with friends out at a bar to encouraging drinking at home to unwind, we are constantly exposed to alcohol consumption.
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: October 19, 2019 Updated: January 29, 2020 Data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration shows that women make up about 1/3 of all rehab admissions. However, just because centers admit fewer females than males does not mean having a separate treatment plan isn’t important.
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 26, 2017 Updated: November 8, 2019 For a long time, most of the people with alcohol use disorder were men but that gender gap has disappeared in recent decades. A 2006 study by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), published in book form
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 12, 2017 Updated: March 18, 2020 Women used to have lower rates of addiction than men. But the gender gap has been shrinking for decades now, especially when it comes to alcohol misuse. An increasing number of women are using alcohol more than women did only
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: April 6, 2017 Updated: March 4, 2020 Addiction is a biopsychosocial disorder. It follows that recovering from the disease of addiction requires more than just the cessation of substance use. If the underlying causes of the drug or alcohol misuse are not addressed, the risk of relapse
By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: February 23, 2017 Updated: November 8, 2019 A recent white paper from the Office on Women’s Health concluded that the prevalence of prescription opioid and heroin use among women is substantial. It provided dramatic statistical data on what kind of impact the opioid addiction epidemic is having