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How to Find Addiction Treatment for a Loved One

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 11, 2020 Nothing is more painful than watching someone you care about struggling with addiction. In addition to worrying about their well-being, it’s also very common to feel powerless. Even though you may not be the one using, the addiction is still a large

Does Your Spouse Have a Drinking Problem?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 18, 2016 If your spouse has a drinking problem, the first thing to realize is that you’re dealing with a sick person. This difficult situation can be even more troublesome if the two of you have children. It may be hard to comprehend why

How Alcoholism Hurts Families

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 10, 2016 Alcohol abuse is self-destructive and selfish. When people suffer from alcoholism, they don’t consider that every bad act comes with unintended consequences, which usually harm family and friends. No one’s implying that people with an alcohol addiction intentionally hurt family members. The

When Your Loved One Has an Addiction Problem

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 11, 2016 Addiction exacts a heavy toll on your loved ones. Admitting your loved one has an addiction can be stressful. Over time, many addicted individuals lose control of their careers, relationships, and lives because their insatiable appetite for drugs or alcohol supersedes any other