Find Safety in Numbers this Holiday Season at Rehab

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Find Safety in Numbers this Holiday Season at Rehab

By Lakeview Health
Lakeview Health
Published: December 14, 2020

Every holiday season is a time for friends and family to gather together and enjoy each other’s company. For those fighting a drug or alcohol abuse disorder, the holidays can bring temptations to fall back into patterns of self-destructive behavior with drugs or alcohol. 

This year, however, is certainly different than any other in recent memory. COVID-19 has changed every facet of life, including how we celebrate end-of-the-year holidays. The disruptions to the holidays caused by COVID-19 can be especially intimidating and isolating if you are battling a drug or alcohol abuse disorder.

There’s no better time to empower yourself than during a quarantine. Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, FL, is a top-notch drug and alcohol rehab center that can guide you on the path to sobriety. We understand how to help people fighting to conquer their drug or alcohol abuse disorders, even more so during the era of COVID-19. 

How Safe Is Drug and Alcohol Rehab During COVID-19? 

During this global pandemic, Lakeview Health has taken every precaution to ensure the highest and safest level of care for our patients. We regularly sanitize the surfaces in our facility and test our patients before arrival and when they leave for COVID-19. We have daily temperature checks and screenings for patients and staff. 

One of the most dangerous aspects of drug and alcohol addiction is isolation.  People in the grips of active addiction often stay behind closed doors, due to embarrassment or because they are physically or mentally unable to leave their houses. This problem is only exacerbated during a pandemic.

Covid Restrictions Make the Holidays the Best Time To Get Treatment. 

To protect the public’s health, many states are restricting travel this season to lessen the spread of the virus. As a result, many people who have drug or alcohol abuse disorders cannot see family or friends that are part of their support systems. The team at Lakeview Health wants you to understand that you are not alone on your path to recovery, even during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

If this is the case for you, join our family! Your greatest journey begins now. The team at Lakeview Health would be thrilled to be your support system this holiday season. Our Jacksonville, FL facility could be your safe haven during the pandemic. This would also be the perfect opportunity to enroll yourself in rehab in a residential facility if you believe that this program will help you achieve and maintain your sobriety. Why not take advantage of this unusual time and focus on yourself? 

Benefits of Drug and Alcohol Rehab During the Holidays

Make no mistake, committing to enter drug and alcohol rehab is not an easy decision to make. But, there are many benefits of enrolling in recovery, especially during the holidays, including:

  • Less holiday stress – The weight of holiday stress can take a considerable toll. However, if you are sober, there is no stress due to your drug or alcohol addiction.
  • More spending money – When you’re not wasting your money on drugs or alcohol, you’ll find that you have more to spend on gifts for others, or maybe even for yourself. 
  • More holiday food – One of the symptoms of drug and alcohol addiction is the lack of proper nutrition. If you are sober during the holidays, why not indulge in some of the fantastic holiday food that is available? Have an extra plate at dinner or another cookie with your hot chocolate.
  • No guilt or regret – People who have a drug or alcohol abuse disorder often embarrass themselves during the holidays because of actions that happen under the influence. When you’re sober, you won’t have those feelings of guilt or regret that may occur after poor decisions made while intoxicated.

Contact Lakeview Health Today to Learn More About Our Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs

If you or a loved one wants the tools to become sober but is hesitant to attend rehab because of COVID-19, get in touch with our knowledgeable team today so that we can put your worries at ease. Contact us by calling 866.704.7692 or by completing our confidential online form for more information. Don’t let COVID-19 prevent you from living a sober life. Reach out to Lakeview Health today and take the first step in your life-changing journey.