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Finding Help in Residential Treatment Centers

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Residential addiction treatment offers the support needed to recovery from alcohol addiction. Over two hundred thousand Americans seek out help for alcohol abuse on a yearly basis. An individual is not likely to overcome their addiction to alcohol without the professional help, support and guidance provided by a residential addiction treatment center.

Detox Sets the Tone

detox sets the tone for emotional woman during group therapy

The first step to overcoming an addiction to drugs or alcohol is to participate in a medically supervised detoxification. When detox is complete an individual will no longer suffer from physical cravings and be able to concentrate all of their efforts on the psychological aspect of their disease.

My Spouse is Reluctant to Begin Treatment for Alcohol… What Can I Do?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 21, 2016 Admitting you need help and making the decision to enter into an alcohol rehabilitation program can be an unnerving event. In fact, fear and uncertainty keep a large majority of people from seeking the help they need. Even if they want to

What Does My Son Need Before Entering a Detox Clinic for Opiate Abuse?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 14, 2016 Everything you do and every decision you make has a direct impact on your life and the lives of people around you. When you’re dealing with a family member who is suffering from an addiction, you need to be extra careful about

American Society of Addiction Medicine Says Alcoholism a Disease

Over fifty years after the American Medical Association declared that alcoholism was a disease the American Society of Addiction Medicine has also declared that addiction is a chronic brain disease.

Breaking Free from Addiction

The disease of addiction is a very lonely place. Most who struggle with addiction have made numerous unsuccessful attempts to stop the downward cycle of their drug and alcohol abuse. Addiction has caused many to lose their homes, jobs and families.