By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 6, 2016 Making the decision to enter a rehabilitation recovery center to conquer alcohol addiction is a tough choice many people will face during their lifetime. Anyone who has already made the commitment to get clean should feel a sense of pride because making
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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 18, 2016 In drug recovery, quality rehabilitative treatment is extremely important. For true and lasting recovery to occur, that treatment must provide an organized approach with long-term therapies designed for relapse prevention and ongoing wellness. Key Components of an Organized Regimen for Drug Recovery
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 26, 2012 JetBlue Airplane Fishbowl A man traveling from Ft. Lauderdale to New Jersey is facing charges for allegedly smoking pot in the bathroom on his JetBlue flight. Flight attendants became suspicious when Adam Blumenkranz dropped a plastic bag in the cabin of
By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 8, 2011 Recovery is More Than Addiction Treatment Most times, it takes a good deal of effort and energy to become addicted to a substance, a behavior, or an emotion. After a while more and more time is spent feeding the addiction. The
Many factors including the gene pool that one comes from can play a role in whether or not an individual is going to suffer from the disease of addiction.
Not only does alcohol abuse and drug addiction affect the person struggling with the disease but it can potentially have grave consequences on those who they come into contact with. Untimely deaths are caused every day as a result of addiction.
Over fifty years after the American Medical Association declared that alcoholism was a disease the American Society of Addiction Medicine has also declared that addiction is a chronic brain disease.
It is not uncommon for some individuals who suffer from drug and alcohol abuse to be genetically predisposed to the disease of addiction. With professional help from a quality addiction treatment center it is possible to live a life that is free of chemical dependency.
Children often get the short end of the stick when it comes to drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Parents who suffer from addiction are likely not going to be able to care for their children the way they should. Often children are taken from their homes and put in the care of the state. This could be avoided if parents who fight with addiction would get the help they needed.
Addiction to drugs and alcohol often begins in college. What starts off as innocent partying on the weekends to unwind after a long week of school work can easily turn into full blow addiction to alcohol and drugs.