Lake Ave Recovery Blog
How to Manage a Loved One in Denial of Addiction
Addiction is a delicate topic that should be approached with finesse and empathy, especially when someone is in denial about their illness.
I Need Help: Where Do I Begin?
At Lake Ave Recovery, we believe it is essential for a person to receive care that meets their specific needs and goals in order to achieve successful long-term recovery.
What's the Difference Between PHP, IOP, and OP?
The assessment will ultimately help determine our recommendation for Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), Evening Treatment Program, or an Outpatient Program.
Tips for Getting Through the Holidays While in Recovery
The holidays are a fun and joyous time but can also be an emotional and stressful time as well. Lake Ave Recovery's expert clinical staff discuss staying sober during the holidays.
Leading with Compassion
Shaun Wallace shares his comeback story and discusses the importance of giving back to the community.
The Unexpected College Experience
While college is seen by many as fun-loving years, for some, it’s a stressful and difficult period of adjustment and acclimation.
Bad Habit or Addiction?
While some are more prone to addictive behaviors due to genetic and environmental factors, it still may be difficult to differentiate between a bad habit and an addiction.
Addiction: A Family Affair
The strain substance use and addiction place on a family system are unimaginable and extremely toxic to the health of that family system
September is Recovery Month!
Each year, National Recovery Month serves as a time to honor the achievements of those in recovery and spread awareness of SUDs.
'We're Crushed': Animal tranquilizer Found Mixed with Drugs in Worcester County
WCVB visited Lake Ave Recovery to discuss the danger that the Worcester community is facing with an increasing number of instances of drugs tainted with an animal tranquilizer.
Follicular Lymphoma Patient Reaches Remission and Sobriety | Dana Farber Cancer Institute
“Cancer is not going to kill you, but your drinking could,” an oncologist told John Ferris. “We want to help.”