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Is the 12 Step Program Right for You?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 18, 2019 There are many ways to get the treatment you need and deserve. Doing so will get you past addiction issues and back to living your life. At Lakeview Health, you can consider the 12 step program or other options to meet your

What is a Percocet High?

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There are a lot of reasons that addiction happens. One of the most frequent reasons is the feeling people get from the medications they take. Pain medications, for example, can make people feel “up” and slightly euphoric. A Percocet high, for example, is very common for those who take this medication. Since pain medications are

You Can Overcome Speed Drug Effects

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 14, 2019 If you’re dealing with addiction issues or battling speed drug effects, we’re here to help you. It is easy getting caught up in a cycle of addiction and not know where to turn. But we can give you treatment options that will

Recovery From Addiction is Possible

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 13, 2019 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

How Drug Addiction Treatment Helps You Sober Up

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 8, 2019 Have you found your ideal drug addiction treatment center in Jacksonville, FL, that offers similar programs to those at Lakeview Health? If not, there is still time to consider starting your recovery journey at this pristine facility. Of course, it’s not always easy

Types of Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 5, 2019 There are many forms of addiction. Because of this, there are many forms of rehab, detoxification, and methods for living a sober lifestyle and reclaiming your life. Due to this, if you or a loved one currently suffers from addiction, it is

What’s The Definition Of Sobriety?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 1, 2019 Whether you’re someone who has struggled with addiction or not, you’re likely familiar with the concept of sobriety. Most people take sobriety to mean the absence of alcohol or other substances from one’s life, but the word has different meanings depending on

It’s Not Them, It’s The Disease

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 28, 2016 Former addicts will be the first to admit that in their active addiction, they were lying, manipulative, cunning, unreliable, and untrustworthy people. That is who their addiction turned them in to. People who abuse drugs and/or alcohol weren’t born bad people; addiction took

Men in Addiction Recovery

By Alexis L. Franzi Alexis L. Franzi Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 14, 2016 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

Adult Addiction Statistics in the United States [Infographic]

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 15, 2016 Addiction statistics highlight the reality of the addiction epidemic in the United States. While they’re troubling, they can also encourage individuals to seek help or become proactive when helping others get the necessary treatment for recovery. Drug Addictions Begin Every Day in