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6 Benefits of a Self-Help Network for Those in Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Philip Warrick Philip Warrick Philip Warrick, LMHC started his career in the field while working as a Substance Abuse Counselor at an inpatient facility in Tampa, Florida… read more Published: September 3, 2021 In addiction treatment, the term used is self-help. And it works. They

Reaching a Moment of Clarity

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 11, 2021 An awful realization about my son’s drug use points the way

The Importance of Goal Setting In Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Isabella Motta Isabella Motta Isabella Motta, CRC, started with Lakeview in 2019. Her passion for helping others stems from her own recovery… read more Published: March 17, 2021 One of the most important instruments in the recovery toolbox is goal setting. “It’s something I work

5 Ways to Stay Sober and Safe This New Year’s

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 1, 2021 For many, the holidays are a time for family fun and being around the ones we love. However, for individuals in recovery, this time of year — and New Year’s Eve in particular — can be difficult. Not only are people surrounded

4 Sober New Year’s Eve Ideas

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 24, 2020 New Year’s Eve is a great time to reflect on the previous year, imagine the coming year’s potential, and have a great time with friends and family. However, if you are in recovery or drinking isn’t your thing, it can be hard

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Holiday Season

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 23, 2020 In less than a month, families will be gathering all over the United States to celebrate Christmas and then New Year’s Day. If you or someone in your family struggles with alcohol use disorder, as millions of American adults do, the holiday

New Year, New You In Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 22, 2020 If your reliance on drugs or alcohol is resulting in the need to consider receiving professional treatment, the severity of your addiction may take an extended period to complete because recovery is a process. Addiction rehab has several defined stages, starting with

Empower Yourself with Addiction Treatment Now

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 21, 2020 If you are wondering if you may need help with addiction, it is important to understand the different options you have for getting assistance for your addictive behaviors. Many Americans struggle with problematic drug use. The prevalence of a drug use disorder

How Self-Care Can Relate to Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 20, 2020 How important is self-care when it comes to addiction recovery? When you work through therapy and you start on the path of addiction recovery, you may feel pretty good physically. Your mind is clear. Your hopes and goals are high. Yet, if

Join Our Family this Holiday

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 15, 2020 For as long as there have been humans, there has been loneliness. It’s inevitable. Though we are social creatures, we can’t be together always. When confronted with extended periods of isolation, your challenge is to find ways of coping with loneliness. It