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Definition of Drug Rehab Treatment Options – What are the Types?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 12, 2020 Deciding to enter addiction treatment is stressful, exciting, and overwhelming all at the same time. Choosing an addiction treatment facility can be confusing due to all of the different choices of addiction treatment programs that an individual can attend. There is long-term

Are Parents to Blame for Prescription Drug Abuse?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 18, 2020 When you’re raising teenagers, it can be difficult navigating the topics of substance abuse and peer pressure. For some parents, discussing these topics head-on seems like the best approach. They believe that having conversations will help inform their loved one and prevent

The Relationship Between Addiction And Your Physical Health Amid COVID-19

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Addiction and your physical health are intertwined, with one directly impacting the other. Various types of drugs affect your body in different ways, and likewise, the effects that drugs cause varies from one person to the other. How a drug affects someone depends on many factors, such as general health, body size, and the strength

Seeking Addiction Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 10, 2020 It’s a long-standing myth about addiction that there is a “one-size-fits” all approach to substance abuse treatment. Some magic bullet that will work for every individual struggling with drug or alcohol dependency. The reality, of course, is that people seeking addiction treatment

Treatment for Crack Addiction

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Crack Addiction is one of the most addictive drugs known to man. People can easily become addicted after using it just one time. It is extremely difficult to quit by oneself and it is likely that addiction treatment is going to be needed to stop the downward cycle that it causes.

The 12 Step Program and Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 21, 2020 Looking for addiction treatment can leave you with many questions. For example, you may wonder, something such as, “What is a 12 step program? How does a 12 step program work? What is the connection between the 12 step program and addiction

One on One Addiction Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 14, 2020 When most people picture addiction treatment, they may picture a big group of people, sitting in a circle, and talking about their experiences with addiction. However, this is not the only type of therapy treatment that is beneficial to addiction treatment. At

Quitting Cigarettes Improves Chances of Beating Drug or Alcohol Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 5, 2017 Cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year or one of every five deaths. Smoking is especially prevalent among people with substance use disorders. While cigarette

Codependent Relationships and Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 8, 2017 A codependent relationship is dysfunctional and one-sided, with one person heavily relying on the other who supports or enables unhealthy behavior. Codependency isn’t healthy for either person in the relationship, especially when addiction and active substance use are involved. A codependent relationship

Benefits of an Accredited Treatment Program

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 18, 2016 Attending an accredited treatment program means you’re getting a quality drug or alcohol rehab. It’s always important to pay particular attention to whether facilities are accredited by approved non-profit review entities, such as the Joint Commission or CARF. These organizations review treatment