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Lakeview Health Doctors Warn of Difficulty in Treating Designer Drugs Like K2 And Flakka

Helping people in recovery from opioids, alcohol, or other well-known substances is difficult enough, but treatment centers also have to deal with the emergence of ever-changing designer drugs. Designer drugs are synthetic drugs that are constantly being modified to improve potency and lower costs. Rapid redesign also allows the designers to stay ahead of law […]

ICD-10 has launched: Now What?

The ICD-10 (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems) code changes were implemented October 1, 2015 after more than 20 years and 10 revisions. The original ICD-10 was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1993. It affects all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-covered entities—hundreds of thousands of providers, payers and […]

Lakeview Health’s Chief Clinical Officer Explains New Year’s Eve in the Mind of an Addict

New Year’s Eve is notoriously difficult for those in recovery. This time of year adds many layers of stress and can mean facing multiple triggers that have previously led to dangerous drinking or drug use. Social gatherings bring constant questions about how the year has gone, which often brings up feelings of guilt about the […]

Lakeview Health Finalizes Transition to Gender-Responsive Addiction Treatment

In preparation for the upcoming opening of its new Women’s Center, Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, Florida, announces that it is completing the transition to a gender-responsive model of treatment in order to serve its clients better. Given the current opioid epidemic, the need for gender-responsive treatment is acute. Far from being an epidemic that disproportionately […]

Lakeview Health provides guidance on spotting the difference between holiday overindulgence and addiction.

JACKSONVILLE, FL. (November 2, 2015) – The holidays are right around the corner and many will find themselves in a seemingly constant cycle of festivities and stress. Family situations, financial pressures, and endless to-do lists coincide with situations where alcohol is flowing freely. But how does one tell where holiday cheer leaves off and substance […]

Nationally Recognized Lakeview Health Drug Rehabilitation Center in Florida Doubles Size of Medical Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 29, 2015) –Lakeview Health, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Jacksonville, reported today it has more than doubled the size of its medical staff to further enhance its ability to treat addiction patients nationally. The center’s medical staff — which includes physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants — now totals 17, […]