Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

One in Ten Children Grow Up with an Alcoholic Parent

When children are raised with a parent that abuses alcohol, there are many ramifications that arise as a result. First and foremost, it puts a child at risk for developing an addiction of their own at some point in life. Researchers at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicate that approximately 7.5 million American children and teens …Read More

Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Alcohol Abuse Among Veterans

Substance abuse issues among soldiers is unfortunately not uncommon. Traumatic experiences in combat can often catapult a solider into self-medication as a coping mechanism. According to a new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), alcohol abuse is still the primary reason that veterans turn to a substance abuse treatment program. In 2013, the Treatment Episode …Read More

Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

The 12-Step Options for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who have lost their control when it comes to drinking and/or drug use. When first beginning their process of sobriety, AA participants find themselves in various types of trouble as a result of their addiction. The benefit of participating in an AA community is that you have people around who …Read More

Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Slowly Getting Sober with Stages of Change

Although the process of ending an addiction, or making any type of major change, can feel chaotic, there is a roadmap for transformation. In 1983, clinician James Prochaska and others developed a model that outlined six stages of change. It is known in the mental health field as the Trans-Theoretical Model (TTM) and casually as the Stages of Change. The …Read More