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4 Sober New Year’s Eve Ideas

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 to find suitable activities for a sober New

3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Holiday Season

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 season can be especially challenging. Many families include

New Year, New You In Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 a thorough assessment. Each stage is vital to

Empower Yourself with Addiction Treatment Now

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 in the United States is also very high.

How Self-Care Can Relate to Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 you do not invest in taking care of

Join Our Family this Holiday

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health 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 is not healthy to be isolated from others

Gift Your Children Hope at the Holidays

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Becoming a parent is one of the most incredible experiences that you can have. Your children look to you as a role model, as well as a teacher to show them the ways of the world and the right paths to choose. Any parent can understand how exhilarating and sometimes

Give the Gift of Recovery to Your Parents This Year

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health The holidays are the perfect time to reconnect with family members you might not see during the rest of the year, especially your parents. Your parents are the ones who brought you into this world and care for you no matter what you are going through in life. However, for

The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health A healthy diet can’t take the place of comprehensive addiction treatment. Detox, counseling, and aftercare are musts if you want to beat your addictions for good. However, your diet can have a significant impact on your recovery, helping you get over addiction faster and easier than would have otherwise been

Why the Whole Family Needs Recovery from Addiction

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By Michael Rass Michael Rass One of the most insidious aspects of addiction is that it is isolating; in addition to ruining people’s finances, causing adverse health outcomes, and risking lives, it drives a wedge between the individual struggling with addiction issues and the people who care about them. In this sense, addiction is a