a doctor filling out a substance abuse evaluation for a new patient

Substance Abuse Evaluation

If you have a court-ordered substance abuse evaluation, you probably want to know what to expect. In short, a substance abuse evaluation determines the extent of your drug and alcohol problem. A substance abuse professional conducts the interview and recommends a treatment and education plan. At Santé Center for Healing, we conduct evaluations and also offer addiction detox services and addiction…

a doctor explaining dbt vs cbt to a patient

DBT Vs CBT

CBT and DBT are common treatment options for a variety of conditions including treatment for substance use disorder. Though they have some similarities, there are also crucial differences. Understanding DBT vs CBT will help you and your counselor or therapist choose the best treatment option for your particular situation. What Are The Differences? Treatment methods…

a woman crying while struggling with co-occurring disorders

Substance Abuse and Co-occurring Disorders Need Therapy

Addiction treatment is not always straightforward. Many ineffective programs may only focus on treating the addiction without getting to the root causes or considering the possibility of co-occurring disorders. This is why it is so important to find a treatment center that understands how to address an individual’s unique issues. Your chances of true recovery…

a young woman concerned as she goes through drug withdrawal

Why Drug Withdrawal Requires Detox

For individuals who want to stop engaging in substance abuse, drug withdrawal can be a great obstacle. Withdrawal occurs when long-time usage suddenly stops or significantly decreases. Symptoms are not usually life-threatening, but they can be quite uncomfortable for the user. If withdrawal has hindered your attempts at getting clean, detox and professional rehab can…