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COVID Travel Guide

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If you’re coming to Lakeview Health from a different town or state, as many of our clients do, you may want to take extra precautions during your travel. This could prevent your exposure to COVID-19. Lakeview Health is a drug and alcohol treatment center with locations in Jacksonville, FL. Once you’re here, we’ll take every

Xanax and Alcohol

man struggling with abusing xanax and alcohol

Polysubstance use disorder describes the addiction to two or more chemical substances. In layman’s terms, this means a person abuses more than one drug. Polysubstance abuse is common in America and is a reason many people seek treatment at a drug and alcohol facility nearby. This is a serious condition, especially when the substances used

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

Does My Addiction Need Treatment?

man looking at beer bottle wondering does my addiction need treatment

If you’re worried that a bad habit may have turned into an addiction, it’s time to have a professional assessment from a neutral third party. Millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. This chronic condition involves many substances. A few of the more common ones include: Alcohol Prescription painkillers Heroin Cocaine Methamphetamine If

How to Find Treatment for a Loved One

couple learning how to find treatment for a loved one

Drug and alcohol addiction impacts the lives of every member of a family. Initially, it may seem like your loved one has control and can stop. Then, they continue to use, and you watch them change in front of you. They are no longer the person they once were. You feel helpless. Learning how to

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

Most Abused Prescription Drugs

couple learning about the most abused prescription drugs

Drug addiction can form from abuse of prescription drugs. Just because a doctor writes a prescription does not mean they are safe to use. It is critical to follow your doctor’s orders and, whenever possible, to ensure you are able to stop using addiction-forming treatments as soon as possible. At Lakeview Health, we will work

Signs of Polysubstance Abuse

girl wondering if she is showing signs of polysubstance abuse

Polysubstance abuse is a condition in which a person uses more than one drug at a time. Often, they seek out a second drug to compliment or otherwise alter the effects of the initial drug. Doing this can be very dangerous. It can lead to dependence and addiction. Our team at Lakeview Health provides support

Is Addiction Treatment Covered By Insurance?

forms that clients fill out as they wonder is addiction treatment covered by insurance

When a person is struggling with addiction, one of the key aspects that keeps them from seeking treatment may be the cost. Fortunately, when you consider payment plans, private health care, and public health insurance, there are plenty of payment options available. These can decrease the cost of alcohol or drug addiction treatment for the

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

woman struggling with polysubstance abuse

Polysubstance abuse refers to the use of three different classes of substances. For example, a person might use cocaine along with alcohol and ecstasy. They may or may not have a drug of choice but use multiple drugs to create the feeling they want. When this takes place, individuals must seek out the help of