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Is Addiction Hereditary?

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Whether or not addiction to drugs and alcohol is hereditary is a debate that will go on and on. There is no debate that addiction treatment is one of the best ways for a struggling addict or alcoholic to get help for themselves.

You Can Overcome Stimulant Abuse and Addiction

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When you’re dealing with serious addiction issues like stimulant abuse, you might feel a bit lost. You can also feel alone and uncomfortable, along with a whole mix of other emotions, but it doesn’t have to be that way. At Lakeview Health, we can help you get the support and guidance you need. We have

The Many Real Consequences of Drug Abuse

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Too many people get tempted to try drugs because drug PSAs have been so over the top and laughable. They may think, therefore, that drugs are not a danger. Sadly, this is not the case: the consequences of drug abuse are real. These problems are not scaremongering – they usually occur to most people who take

The Incredible Recovery of Duff McKagan

In 1994, Duff McKagan came very close to death. On May 10 of that year, at the age of 30, the bass guitarist of Guns N’ Roses developed acute pancreatitis. He had been misusing alcohol and a plethora of drugs for most of his life. In his 2012 autobiography, It’s So Easy and Other Lies,

Drug Effects on Family Relationships

When addiction takes hold of a person’s life, it can cause remarkable and disturbing damage. If left unchecked, it can literally take a person’s money, heart, body and soul. However, people underestimate drug effects on family. About Drug Effects on Family Addiction typically leaves the individual incapable of maintaining normal relationships. This creates a crisis

Can You Recognize Signs of Drug Addiction?

The number of people who think of themselves as “recreational users” is astonishing. You could develop a serious problem if you don’t recognize the signs of drug addiction. The Stats Don’t Lie Many individuals suffer from drug addiction, but refuse to seek help. In 2013, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration conducted a

Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

Being the parent or guardian of a teen comes with tremendous responsibility, and when substance abuse becomes an issue, things get even more difficult. If you think your is struggling with teen drug abuse, it’s up to you as the parent to help your child find a solution. At Lakeview Health, we’re here to help.

Hospital Visits for Substance Abuse Increases Among Young Adults

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report that between 1999 and 2008 hospital visits for either alcohol or drug overdoses have increased at alarming rates for 18-24 year olds.

Government to Increase Education on Prescription Drug Abuse

The government/Obama administration recognizes the increasing problem with prescription drug abuse and is currently putting together a plan to get the problem under control. The premise behind the campaign is education with doctors, parents, young adults and the health care industry in general.

Finding Life in Drug Rehab

Without the help of a quality drug rehab program recovering from addiction can be nearly impossible. Quality drug rehab will provide each client with an individual treatment plan to give them the best chance at recovering from addiction.