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Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab?

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Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 70% of all persons using illicit drugs are employed either part-time or full-time. If you are currently suffering from an addiction and are employed, you may be

Major Risks of Using Illicit Substances

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 30, 2020 Whether you are thinking about trying an illicit substance or already a regular user, you have likely heard that drugs cause many difficulties for the user and those associated with them. Just how much of a risk is there when someone uses

Heroin Addiction Treatment in Macon, GA

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 30, 2020 As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, one in seven Americans suffers from addiction. This means that more than 40 million people are struggling with substance abuse in this country. That’s more than the number that suffers from

Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Midway, GA

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 25, 2020 As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, more than 40 million Americans suffer from addiction. This means that a startling one in seven people is struggling with substance abuse. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer,

Seeking Addiction Treatment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 10, 2020 It’s a long-standing myth about addiction that there is a “one-size-fits” all approach to substance abuse treatment. Some magic bullet that will work for every individual struggling with drug or alcohol dependency. The reality, of course, is that people seeking addiction treatment

Gender Responsive Rehab Program Benefits

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 16, 2016 According to an *article written for the American Psychological Association by Mark Greer in 2005, men and women have different obstacles to overcome when entering treatment. They also differ in motivations or reasons for starting substance abuse in the first place. These

When Living With An Individual That is in Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 5, 2016 With addiction rates for many substances continuing to climb across the country, more people are finding themselves living with an individual that is in recovery than ever before. The widespread availability of alcohol, coupled with a record-high rate of prescription drug abuse