Signs of Addiction - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Understanding the Warning Signs of Addiction This National Recovery Month

Signs of addiction can vary. The moment you notice them, take action. Understand what addiction symptoms look like, and how to get help. Addiction, or substance use disorder, is a brain disorder caused by a combination of many factors, including genetics, lifestyle and environment, past traumas, and of course, the substance itself. Addiction is a process that often begins when someone builds substance …Read More

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Communicating With Your Teen About Addiction (and What to Do If They’re Suffering)

The first thing to know if you suspect that your child is using substances is to stay calm. Don’t overthink, and don’t assume the worst. It could be that they’ve only used once. And even if they’ve developed a habit, this isn’t the end of the world – or the end of their life. Addiction treatment is available. Start off …Read More

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What are the Dangers of Intravenous Drug Use?

  Injecting is one of the most dangerous routes of administration of drugs. Users choose the intravenous (IV) method of drug use because of its ability to produce immediate effects, but the potential dangers of IV drug abuse are extreme. Overdose and death are much more likely as a result of IV drug use, as well as a slew of …Read More

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Discovering Self-Identity in Sobriety

  Addiction causes us to lose touch with ourselves. Our ideas, emotions, and attitudes become controlled by our insatiable desire for the next drink or drug. Eventually, we come to a point where we feel as though we are inseparable from our addiction; that addiction is our identity. One of the great joys of sobriety is being able to finally …Read More