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How to Find Treatment for a Loved One

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 11, 2020 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

Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 8, 2020 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

Most Abused Prescription Drugs

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 24, 2020 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

Signs of Polysubstance Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 21, 2020 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

Is Addiction Treatment Covered By Insurance?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 18, 2020 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.

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 29, 2020 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

The Dangers of Self-Medicating

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 20, 2020 Self-medicating happens all the time, and it often works out well. You have a cold, and you take Nyquil. You call your mother for some chicken noodle soup. Technically, you are self-medicating anytime you are self-diagnosing and treating an illness or mental

Understanding Addiction And Social Media

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 10, 2020 In today’s society, a lot of the information and content we consume is through our phones or computers. Social media has the ability to keep us connected to friends, family members, and even our favorite idols. However, social media can have its

Navigating Recovery in Quarantine

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 3, 2020 Recovery can be difficult, no matter what stage you are in. Those new to recovery and those who have been clean and sober for years are all feeling the struggle of recovery in quarantine. However, with the right relapse prevention plan and

What Are Healthy Coping Skills?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 30, 2020 As you work through your treatment plan, you participate in a number of programs and therapies that help you. You learn why you might have begun abusing drugs, how you can avoid substance abuse in the future, and the importance of a