A Drug Addiction Therapy Known as Motivational Interviewing

Drug Addiction Therapy | LakehouseRecoveryCenter.comThere are various forms of drug addiction therapy that have been proven to be successful for drug and alcohol treatment. They have led to resolving the conflict of addiction and helping to free people from the prison that the drug addiction cycle creates.

One effective form of drug addiction therapy is Motivational Interviewing.

Drug Addiction Therapy is a  method that focuses on and works to elicit the intrinsic desire to change one’s life. Motivational Interviewing recognizes that an individual using substances, is going to have ambivalence about ending their drug abuse.

If using alcohol or substances has brought relief from emotional pain, a dramatic increase in energy, and a euphoric feeling for life, among other perceived benefits, reasons to continue to use might still be there, despite the growing severity in consequences.

Furthermore, if underlying emotional issues, medical concerns, or any mental illnesses exist, then the desire to use drugs will almost undoubtedly continue. An individual might say that he or she wants to change, but depression, anxiety, and other fundamental reasons might promote continued use. Thus, there often lies an enormous amount of ambivalence.

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Heroin is Making a Surprise Comeback in Simi Valley, CA

Kayla Anticevich speaks on the surprising and unfortunate reemergence of heroin and how it’s taking control of Simi Valley and other nearby towns like Agoura Hills, Northridge, etc. What will it take to get the younger generation to notice heroin kills? Our friends, kids, and neighbors are dying right in front of our eyes. Hundreds of parents and residence have …

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Recovering God’s Way


An Atheist Drug Addict in Recovery Patrick’s treatment at The Lake House Recovery Center helped him see that he didn’t have to abandon his atheist past in order to seek God’s help in getting sober A solid connection with a higher power is the best way to experience recovery and discover the new “you” in sobriety. When I first entered …

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