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How Long Is Rehab: Rehab FAQs

Addiction is a complex and serious issue that not only affects the individual struggling with it but also their loved ones. Seeking help for addiction is often the first step toward recovery, but it can also be overwhelming and confusing to navigate through the various treatment options available. One of the most common questions that…

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What Is an AA Meeting?

Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, has become a beacon of hope and support for many struggling with alcohol addiction. An AA meeting is a gathering of individuals committed to staying sober and supporting one another through the process. The setting is usually modest and unassuming—a church basement, community center, or any place that provides a calm,…

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The Alternatives to AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

When battling alcohol addiction, finding the right support is crucial. Personalized care can often mean the difference between slipping back into an unhealthy pattern and stepping confidently toward lasting sobriety. Recovery is not one-size-fits-all, and Alcoholics Anonymous might not be the best option for everyone. If you need help taking the first step in your…

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Is Alcoholism Genetic or Hereditary?

Alcohol use is deeply ingrained in various cultures across the globe. Social drinking, such as enjoying a glass of wine with dinner or sharing beers after work, is often seen as a normal part of life. However, the transition from casual drinking to alcohol dependency can be a subtle and insidious process. Alcohol use disorder…

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Is Adderall Addictive? The Dangers of Adderall Addiction

Is Adderall addictive? If you or a loved one has been prescribed this medication, you might be asking this very question. Any medication carries potential risks, and it is always good to be informed about the medications you or a loved one are taking.  Adderall, a prescription medication, comprises two stimulants: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. It…

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How To Quit Smoking Weed

You love it, yet you want to quit. This tug-of-war with weed is a common struggle that many individuals face. When exploring how to quit smoking weed, the key is to understand your relationship with weed, the benefits of quitting, and the strategies that can make your journey toward a healthier lifestyle successful. At Santé…

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What Is Freebasing?

Cocaine addiction is a serious issue, one that can cause devastating effects on an individual’s physical health, mental well-being, personal relationships, and professional life. When it comes to freebasing, a method of using cocaine, these risks are amplified.  Freebasing is a process that involves converting cocaine into a form that is easier to inhale. This…

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What Is the Best Medication for Bipolar Depression?

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health condition that involves significant shifts in mood, energy, and activity levels. These shifts can range from periods of elation or irritability (manic episodes) to periods of sadness or hopelessness (depressive episodes). Bipolar depression specifically refers to the depressive phase of this disorder, which can significantly impact an individual’s…

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Mindfulness Activities for Adults

Many people today are interested in including mindfulness activities in their lives to help reduce stress and improve self-awareness. If you’re looking for mindfulness activities for adults, our holistic therapy program in Texas can help. Call Santé Center for Healing at 866.238.3154 if living a more peaceful life is one of your New Year’s resolutions.…