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Healthcare Professionals and Drug Abuse

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By Michael Rass Michael Rass Meet The Editorial Team Author Tony Sartini Tony Sartini Tony began his career as the Alumni Coordinator at Stepping Stone Center of Recovery in 2019. But… read more Published: April 13, 2021 Updated: May 4, 2021 People with addiction are often portrayed as hopeless or hedonistic rock stars. Rarely are

You Can Overcome Stimulant Abuse and Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 9, 2019 Updated: March 2, 2020 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

The Many Real Consequences of Drug Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 3, 2019 Updated: March 2, 2020 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

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

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 7, 2016 Updated: April 28, 2021 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.

Can You Recognize Signs of Drug Addiction?

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 30, 2016 Updated: April 28, 2021 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

Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 17, 2016 Updated: April 28, 2021 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

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.