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Avoiding the Snake in the Treatment Center Grass

No matter where in the United States you live, you’ve probably seen a commercial, heard a radio advertisement, or seen something on the internet about getting help for alcohol or drug addiction. These include some promising that the patient be cured after a short stint in treatment, some having websites with misleading photos and information,

Training Your Internal and External Obliques

Much of life’s activities involve one key movement: rotation. For our bodies to properly rotate, the responsibility falls on the obliques and quadratus lumborum. This week’s Muscle Monday will be packed with information because of the focus on three different muscles. Fortunately, the actions performed by these muscles are the same: rotate and laterally flex. The internal and external obliques sit similar

Be SMART With Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year fast approaching, you may be thinking of what resolutions 2017 will bring. Self-growth is very important and highly recommended, but over half of people with a New Year’s resolution will give up in less than six months’ time (Szalavitz, 2012). In the wellness field, we are all too familiar with this trend.

The Incredible Recovery of Duff McKagan

In 1994, Duff McKagan came very close to death. On May 10 of that year, at the age of 30, the bass guitarist of Guns N’ Roses developed acute pancreatitis. He had been misusing alcohol and a plethora of drugs for most of his life. In his 2012 autobiography, It’s So Easy and Other Lies,

How to Strength Train Your Trapezius

Continuing with the muscles of the upper back, the trapezius is the featured muscle of this week’s Muscle Monday! As a whole, the trapezius, or “traps”, begin on the occipital condyles or base of the skull all the way to the last vertebrae of your thoracic spine, and end on different parts of the scapulae.

Lakeview Health Podcast with The Ranch at Clear Springs

The Ranch at Clear Springs is set on a tranquil property in Aquilla, Texas. Referred to as simply “The Ranch” they offer adults personalized, evidence-based therapies for addiction treatment. Kito Holtzman, executive director, and Stephan Marion, business development director, sat down with Gina Thorne, vice president of marketing at Lakeview, to talk about their program.

Lakeview Health Podcast with Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center

Viewpoint Dual Recovery Center, based in Prescott, Arizona, is focused on helping clients address their substance use disorder and co-occurring disorder. John Baumgartner, director of operations and Ray Mossey, director of admissions took time out of their Lakeview Health visit to sit down with Gina Thorne and talk more about their services. Click below to

Men in Addiction Recovery

It’s a curious thing, having to live a double life because of the way you were raised; to be a man and a leader – all while battling a disease that strips you to your very core and manipulates you into being the opposite of what you were taught to be. Addiction doesn’t discriminate by

Managing Your Recovery During the Holidays

Last week our Recovery Coaches hosted an open chat to talk about how individuals can manage their addiction recovery and navigate the holidays. We recorded the session so anyone who was unable to call in would still have access to the advice and tips from Nick Goslin, the Star of Lakeview Alumni Coordinator and Recovery