Lake Ave Recovery Blog
Why Spending Time in Nature Can Help With Recovery
By incorporating outdoor experiential services into our evidence-based treatment program, clients at Lake Ave Recovery are given the opportunity to enrich their mind, body, and spirit while bathing in the beneficial qualities of the natural environment.
Maintaining Recovery with the Help of Support Groups
As a part of the maintenance of recovery, Lake Ave Recovery often encourages clients and alumni to participate in support groups in order to support their journey.
Experts by Experience
Dr. James DiReda’s web series touched upon the importance of the giving and receiving of non-professional, non-clinical assistance from individuals who have lived-experiences with substance use disorder and who support others on their recovery journey.
What are the Physical Signs of Alcohol Use Disorder?
An Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is a pattern of drinking that results in harmful consequences for an individual's mental or physical health, personal relationships, or ability to function at work. The exact cause of AUD is unknown, but researchers believe a combination of genetic, social, and environmental factors interacts to raise a person's risk of developing a problem with alcohol.
How Tai Chi Can Help with Addiction Recovery
Tai Chi's beneficial qualities have become increasingly apparent in health care, including numerous mental and physical benefits, especially for individuals in recovery.
What is Polysubstance Use?
Polysubstance abuse is widespread among those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. But what is polysubstance usage exactly, and why is it so dangerous?
What's Reiki and How Can It Help With Recovery?
In combination with our evidence-based treatment programs, holistic practices like reiki can help provide balance and clarity in a crucial time while individuals are on the path to long-term recovery.
Is Alcohol Withdrawal Dangerous?
When the brain and body become dependent on chronic alcohol consumption, suddenly stopping drinking or sharply limiting intake can have severe and dangerous side effects.
What is the Difference Between CBT and DBT?
Two of the most commonly used therapies to help people recover are Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectic Behavior Therapy. What is the difference between CBT and DBT, and how can these therapies help someone recover?
How Deadly is Fentanyl?
What exactly is fentanyl and why is it so deadly? And is there any way to improve outcomes for people addicted to fentanyl?
What Are the Emotional and Psychological Effects of Alcohol Use?
Most people are aware that alcohol has a slew of adverse short and long-term consequences but you may not realize that it has emotional and psychological consequences too.