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Dos and Don’ts for Approaching a Loved One about Their Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 23, 2017 There isn’t a rule book on how to handle approaching a loved one about their addiction. They didn’t teach this type of thing in school and there are certainly no catchy acronyms that would help you through the process, like how ‘Please

Why the Disease of Addiction Affects the Whole Family

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 10, 2017 Addiction is often described as a family disease that goes well beyond being a medical problem for an individual. “Addiction is a family disease that stresses the family to the breaking point, impacts the stability of the home, the family’s unity, mental