Use of Closed Therapy Groups When Battling an Addiction

People discussing Marijuana Use in College Students Contributor: Erica Smith, MA, NCC, clinical content team member, Lakeland Behavioral Health System Facing each day plagued by the demon of addiction can elicit countless struggles in every aspect of an individual’s existence. Regardless of what substance a person has become addicted to, it can rapidly overpower his or her ability to adhere to daily [...]
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Gender Based Therapy in Group Recovery

Contributor:   Alexis L. Franzi, Content and Social Media Specialist, Lakeview Health Addiction is a non-discriminatory disease. It doesn’t care if you’re young, old, tall, short, male, or female. Despite both genders experiencing the same physical effects that prolonged use of drugs and alcohol have on the body, the approach to seeking treatment varies between [...]
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Cross Talk in Addiction Support Groups

Contributor: written by Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems clinical team member Heather Wilk, MA, NCC, LPC. Those who partake in support groups can gain so much from what they offer. Especially for individuals who are working to maintain a drug-free lifestyle, support groups have the ability to help people remain steadfast in their commitment to be [...]
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Sexual Addiction Recovery Groups

Article Contributed by Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC Struggling with a sexual addiction can be a painful and isolating journey. The stereotypes that commonly surround this disorder can cause an individual to feel withdrawn from society, family, friends, and loved ones. Many individuals who are addicted to sexual behaviors may find it difficult to open [...]
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Treatment for Kleptomania

Do You or Someone You Love Need Kleptomania Treatment? Kleptomania is a psychiatric disorder that is extremely difficult to live with. It can have some serious legal and personal ramifications. The person living with kleptomania deals with a great deal of shame, remorse, stress and guilt that is associated with stealing. Kleptomania is behaviorally categorized [...]
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