Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

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Staying Positive and Laughing Your Way Through Recovery

Discovering both humor and the brighter side of life, while in the darker parts of treatment, are sometimes a key ingredient in the recovery process. While the subject of recovery is not in itself a joking matter, finding humor can help you rise out of those dark times stronger than ever. As substance use disorders…

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Past Traumas and How They May Be Affecting You Now

At Lakehouse Recovery, we believe that to truly work through past trauma, one must first have a stable foundation. Our specialists are experienced with trauma, but as an organization, we do not focus on it. With that being said, there is no question that past traumas can have detrimentally long-lasting effects on both mental and…

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What Is a Dual Diagnosis and How Is It Treated?

A person with a dual diagnosis has a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Dual diagnosis, also called co-occurring disorders or comorbidity, affects many people. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIHM) reports that at least half of all people seeking substance use disorder treatment also have a mental health diagnosis. Research from the…

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