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Co-Occurring Disorders: A Hopeful Update

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Lantie Jorandby Lantie Jorandby Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed… read more Published: June 18, 2021 Sometimes called dual diagnosis, this condition is common, confounding, and entirely treatable. The great

What is Seasonal Depression?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 30, 2020 When the weather starts to turn, it can cause a shift in the brain. Sometimes, that shift isn’t always for the better. Seasonal depression is sometimes called “seasonal affective disorder” (SAD), and it’s different from the seasonal funk that can sometimes set

How Social Anxiety Can Affect Addiction

man struggling with social anxiety and addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 17, 2020 For those living with co-occurring disorders such as social anxiety and addiction, getting the right help for both disorders can mean the difference between recovery and continuing to suffer. At Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, FL, we offer dual diagnosis treatment programs tailored

3 Signs of Seasonal Depression

woman struggling with seasonal depression

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 3, 2020 Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a short-term mood disorder that becomes apparent when the days get shorter and starts to lift when spring is nearing on the calendar. Even in a place like sunny Florida, the lack

Anxiety Often Co-Occurs with Substance Use: Wells Fargo and Hand Sanitizer

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 1, 2016 Stress is one factor that can lead people to turn to drugs and alcohol. The pressures of work, home, and family can sometimes overwhelm people. While some find healthy ways to deal with stress, others use self-destructive means. The pressure can be

What Are the Benefits of a Dual-Diagnosis Treatment Program?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 28, 2016 Dealing with an addiction is always difficult, but those who struggle with more than one issue may find themselves in a uniquely challenging situation. Rehabilitation and recovery from two or more factors, whether that includes drugs, alcohol, prescription medications or a mental

Treating PTSD and Substance Abuse

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 15, 2016 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the many risk factors that lead a person toward a life of addiction. PTSD and substance abuse often go hand-in-hand, so it’s important that when a person is treated for addiction, their mental health issues must