Posts Tagged ‘treatment’

Overcoming the Fear of Admitting You Need Help

Overcoming the Fear of Admitting You Need Help

The first step toward a life of recovery is admitting that you need help. Of course, doing so is easier said than done. Taking that first step can be the hardest step to take. That is because it can be difficult to recognize the signs of your struggles with addiction or a Substance Use Disorder…

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Why Broader Treatment Programs Are More Beneficial

Why Broader Treatment Programs Are More Beneficial

One of our core beliefs at the Lakehouse Recovery Center is that the addiction treatment process is best accomplished from a broad perspective. Broad programs help treat more individuals successfully. This is because the broader the program, the more tailored it can be to each client.  While options can be overwhelming, they allow clients to…

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How to Break the Familial Addiction Cycle

How to Break the Familial Addiction Cycle

Despite the years of research that have gone into better understanding addiction, scientists still do not understand why some people suffer from addiction and others do not. Addiction is a biological disorder, meaning the chances of suffering increase if it runs in the family.  Research indicates that there are genes linked to forms of addiction.…

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Being Successful in School After Treatment

Successful Scholastics After Treatment

An integral component of treatment is finding the proper programs that will allow you to return to everyday life post-treatment effectively. One of those we at The Lakehouse Recovery Center like to promote is our relapse prevention program. In combination with at least one therapy session a week and weekly case management and counseling with…

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The Dangers of Half-Fast Recovery

The Dangers of Half-Fast Recovery

Sometimes, people who enter into addiction treatment do not fully engage in the recovery process. There are many reasons why that might be. For some, their motivation for entering into treatment is solely obligatory. They may feel bad for the pain they have caused their loved ones or think that entering into treatment is the…

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Detoxing Safely in California

Detoxing Safely in California

The path to recovery and freedom from addiction comes with many different stages. Each stage is an integral part of the recovery journey. Along the way, you learn more about yourself, your struggle with addiction, and become educated on how you can effectively handle your addiction to maintain recovery. One of the initial first stages…

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Finding Your Identity Outside of Treatment

If you have recently left a rehabilitation program, you may find yourself lost and confused regarding your next steps. You may be questioning where you should go, what you should do, or you may even be asking who you are. Addiction and substance use disorder (SUD) consume can so much of your life that it…

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Creativity, Treatment, and Recovery

People sometimes forget that there are many treatments, paths, and ways to recover successfully. We often discuss the traditional methods associated with treatment; individual and group therapy, relapse prevention, and traditional counseling focused on a client’s long-term goals during treatment and afterward in recovery. However, there are many other ways to recover from addiction and…

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How to Find Employment After Treatment

A common misconception regarding recovery is that there exists a definitive end to the recovery journey. The truth is, post-treatment recovery takes a lot of work, effort, and can last the rest of someone’s life. A lot of time and energy in post-treatment is spent trying to get back on your feet. Whether finding a…

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