Posts Tagged ‘addiction’

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Destigmatizing the Stigma of Addiction

For years, the topic of mental illness has been stigmatized and considered taboo. Even today, certain stereotypes and inaccurate representations of mental illness exist. However, in recent years, there have been significant efforts to normalize mental illness and co-occurring addiction. As the public health crisis of addiction and overdoses continues to rise, destigmatizing mental illness…

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Why Healthy Family Involvement is Key to Recovery

When discussing addiction, it is often thought of as a personal experience that only the person struggling is impacted by. However, those closest to them, namely the family, will also be directly affected by the person’s addiction. In fact, addiction can affect families in a variety of ways, causing the various members to take on…

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How Treating Trauma Can Help in Addiction Recovery

Addiction is often thought to be an overnight experience driven by the intense craving for drugs and alcohol. Some even believe that addiction is simply a lack of willpower, but this is far from the truth. Addiction is often interwoven with mental health problems and past traumas. Trauma especially can play a significant role in…

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Lakehouse’s Virtual Addiction Recovery Program

The past year has been extremely tough on the majority of the population. COVID-19 appeared seemingly out of nowhere, and the original two-week quarantine has now extended over one year. The stress has taken a toll on many individuals, with some turning to drugs and alcohol for a sense of relief. If you are currently…

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