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Drug-Induced Psychosis

When your loved one first began using drugs, they may have seemed almost “normal.” At this stage, they were able to conceal their problem and manage any symptoms that...

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National Recovery Month

Every September, we ask you to join us in celebrating National Recovery Month. This observance, led by Faces & Voices of Recovery, is an important opportunity to educate the...

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Eat to Beat Depression

Did your parents urge you to finish your vegetables by telling you, “You are what you eat”? That’s true long after you’re grown up: the foods you consume help...

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Washington’s Fentanyl Epidemic

Synthetic Opioids in Washington State We have discussed Washington’s opioid epidemic multiple times on the Lakeside-Milam blog, and for good reason. The rising popularity of synthetic opioids – primarily fentanyl...

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Relapse Prevention Skills

Find Helpful Relapse Prevention Tactics Breaking the cycle of addiction doesn’t happen overnight. For some, overcoming a substance use disorder can take years of ups and downs. Because recovery is...

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Perfectionism and Anxiety

“High Standards” vs. Toxic Perfectionism Doing your best is commendable—unless your idea of “best” translates to obsessive anxiety over “getting it perfect.” When “excellent” crosses the line into “perfectionism at...