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White Paper Underlines Gender-Specific Challenges for Women in Overcoming Opioid Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 23, 2017 A recent white paper from the Office on Women’s Health concluded that the prevalence of prescription opioid and heroin use among women is substantial. It provided dramatic statistical data on what kind of impact the opioid addiction epidemic is having on women.

Understanding the Stages of Opiate Withdrawal

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 12, 2016 A person experiencing withdrawal from opiates can suddenly panic and wind up using again just to avoid the symptoms. Unfortunately, the vicious circle of taking more and more uncontrolled amounts of opiates does not end, unless you can reach out for help

How a Gender Responsive Treatment For Drug Abuse is More Effective

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 3, 2016 If you’ve been struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you likely already know that professional help is what you need to get sober once and for all. It can be difficult to admit that you have an issue with addiction, but taking