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Why the Whole Family Needs Recovery from Addiction

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 family disease. At Lakeview Health,

What Are You Thankful For?

Thanksgiving brings families together, but it can also be a stressful time. While this time is usually filled with family, food, and fun, for some this holiday marks the start of a period of depression. Whether you are still using or in active recovery, you lost loved ones and have unwanted memories of using and

Managing the Stress of Online Learning for Parents in Recovery

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Whether your kids are in elementary school, going into their senior year of high school, or starting college, the current school year is likely a struggle. Millions of children are now homeschooling at least halftime, and many parents can’t afford to hire private tutors. That means parents are shouldering the responsibility of educating their children

How to Be a Supportive Sibling During Addiction Recovery

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If you recently found out that your brother or sister is starting an addiction recovery program, you are likely to wonder how you can be a supportive sibling during this process. Most people want to be helping loved ones when they are dealing with a difficult situation. Here are some ways you can be supportive

5 Ways to Get the Most Out Of Your Addiction Treatment

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Explore the options available to you at Lakeview Health addiction treatment. We have many different therapies available at our locations in Florida. Clients that stay engaged and active often have the highest chances for long-term sobriety. Therefore, we urge you to use the following five tips to get the most out of your time in

COVID-19’s Impact on Addiction

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Social distancing and stay-at-home orders have been the norm in the US since early March in an attempt to quell the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, these practices have also had an impact on substance use and mental health disorders. Even before the world pandemic took control, millions were under the control of addiction. Unfortunately, since

Addiction Recovery as a Tool for Mental Wellness

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You’ve battled addiction and mental health issues. You feel positive about your future. Yet, you are also confident you need to aggressively work to maintain your mental health through your recovery. You can learn how to use what you have learned in addiction recovery as a tool for mental wellness by turning to the team

Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

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If you have used drugs and alcohol, gone through treatment, and started on the path to recovery, you have achieved a great deal. Yet, it will always be necessary to work on maintaining this clarity and sobriety. Your mental health and addiction recovery will need to be a constant focus in your life, especially in

Staying in Recovery While Practicing Social Distancing

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As the country works together to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many are encouraging the practice of social distancing. However, for those in recovery, social distancing can often bring more questions coupled with anxiety than answers and calmness. Those in addiction recovery shouldn’t panic and let this concept scare them. One of the best ways

Recovery From Addiction is Possible

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It’s possible to recover from addiction. No matter what you’ve been told in the past, you can get better. You may have tried before and been unsuccessful with recovery. We understand how frustrating that can be. It’s demoralizing and can make you feel like giving up. But you don’t need to do that. Recovery from