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Navigating Recovery in Quarantine

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 3, 2020 Recovery can be difficult, no matter what stage you are in. Those new to recovery and those who have been clean and sober for years are all feeling the struggle of recovery in quarantine. However, with the right relapse prevention plan and

10 Ways to Strengthen Your Recovery from Drug Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 5, 2020 Perhaps you went through a medically monitored drug detox followed by a medically monitored substance abuse treatment program. Maybe you have managed to pull yourself up by your bootstraps and have quit using alcohol and drugs on your own. No matter how

Relapse in Drug and Alcohol Addiction

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When looking for an addiction treatment center it is important to find one that has a comprehensive relapse prevention program. Relapse prevention program help to identify triggers as well as what to do in the event that a relapse occurs.

Sober Super Bowl Party

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 1, 2020 We tend to associate Super Bowl Sunday with good feelings. Friendly rivalries, great football, fun commercials, ad lots of snacks and drinks. But for many, Super Bowl Sunday can also include the temptation to drink, use drugs, or fall back into unhealthy

Recognizing and Handling a Relapse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 15, 2020 The trip through sobriety is a journey that has many peaks and valleys. Unfortunately, sometimes the low points in the valleys can mean relapse. The common assumption is that the moment someone takes their drug of choice again or takes a sip

How Stress and Addiction Can Hurt Long Term Sobriety

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 28, 2016 For many suffering from addiction, feelings of stress often accompany their addiction. Frequently, their abusive habits may begin as a way to deal with the stress they were feeling in their everyday lives. Turning to drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism

Breaking Down Walls in Addiction Treatment

The professionals in an addiction treatment center will help its clients break down the walls and cope with whatever part of their past was ultimately causing their addiction. In most cases drug and alcohol abuse is the result of trying to mask some event that took place or as a form of self medication.

Take Advantage of Everything Offered at Addiction Treatment

Quality addiction treatment exposes its clients to a number of different programs and therapies that will all play a role in their clients recovery from addiction. It is essential that in order to get everything possible out of addiction treatment an individual takes advantage of their time their.

Reaping the Benefits of Sobriety through Relapse Prevention

Staying sober and avoiding a relapse requires constant work and maintenance. Relapse prevention programs in addiction treatment will help its clients learn and become aware of the steps they have to take and habits they need to form in order to protect their sobriety.

Maintaining Sobriety with Relapse Prevention

In recovery from addiction there is a saying that goes its easy to get sober but hard to stay sober. Relapse prevention programs offered by addiction treatment programs will teach clients about “triggers” they should be aware of as well as techniques and tools to prevent a relapse from occurring.