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Stay Sober: Help for Alcoholics After Treatment

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

The Role of an Organized Regimen During Drug Recovery

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

JetBlue Airplane Fishbowl

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

Recovery is More Than Addiction Treatment

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

American Society of Addiction Medicine Says Alcoholism a Disease

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.

Break the Cycle of Addiction

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 Are Often Victims of Drug Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

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 or Alcohol Often Starts in College

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.