Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Addiction Help: Knowing the Traits of Adult Children of Alcoholics – Part Two

This article is the second in a two part series. In the first article, 6 of 16 character traits were listed for adult children of alcoholism. These are traits experts in the field of drug addiction treatment have identified. Specifically, the traits listed in this article series were written about by Dr. Janet Woititz, author of the book, Adult Children …Read More

Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Drug Abuse Help: Five Warning Signs that Could Lead to Addiction

Sometimes, it’s helpful for family members to know what to look for in someone who might be using drugs. It’s helpful to have pieces of information in order to connect the dots and ultimately decide whether that person needs drug detox or drug withdrawal treatment. Below are the typical warning signs that might lead someone to use drugs or drink. …Read More

Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Addiction Help: Abused Children Are More At Risk for Addiction In Adulthood

Perhaps it doesn’t come as a surprise to know that when a child has been abused in their family of origin, he or she is more vulnerable to developing an addiction to either drugs or alcohol. Studies related to drug addiction treatment show that adults who were abused as children tend to perceive the use of alcohol or drugs as …Read More

Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Drug Addiction Treatment: Healing Distorted Thought Patterns – Part Two

This article is the second in a two part series on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), often used in drug addiction treatment. The first part of this series provided an overview of this treatment method. This article will explore CBT’s Thought Diary, a tool that individuals use to monitor their thoughts in order to be able to change them, which is …Read More