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What to Know About Drug and Alcohol Rehab

For decades, alcohol has been one of the most widely abused substances in Texas. Thousands of individuals across the state struggle with alcohol abuse. Because alcohol is legal and accessible, it presents a unique opportunity for abuse. However, many people don’t understand how their drinking impacts their health and the well-being of those around them.…

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What Are the Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning?

Like many people, maybe you think having one drink too many is just harmless fun. But is it? While drinking alcohol is widely accepted in society, there is such a thing as drinking too much. Sometimes, the result is a hangover; other times, it’s poisoning. However, many of us may be unable to identify if…

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How to Detox From Alcohol

In regards to mind-altering substances, few are as widely recognized as alcohol. Its widespread usage can be attributed to the fact that, while many mind-altering substances are illegal, alcohol is not. But that is not to say that alcohol doesn’t come with the same dangers. Addiction to alcohol, or alcohol use disorder, can be just…

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What Is Medical Detox for Alcohol?

An alcohol use disorder is a disorder that describes the correlation between excessive drinking and the negative consequences excessive drinking may incur. Often, those suffering from this disorder will continue to drink despite the results and is unsuccessful in their attempts to limit their drinking. In these instances, it is important to consider medical detox.…

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How to Prevent Alcohol Abuse

Life is full of trials and tribulations. Many obstacles can be overcome through determination and hard work, but these moments take a toll on the body. This toll will often manifest physically or psychologically, straining a person’s ability to cope appropriately with such an event. That is why it is essential to have effective coping…

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Do I Need Medical Detox for Alcohol?

Alcohol is part of almost every aspect of our society, and unfortunately, many people’s occasional use of alcohol spirals downward into an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Once someone has developed an addiction to alcohol, it can feel as though they can’t live without drinking every day. Some of these people with an alcohol use disorder…

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Explanation of Alcohol Dependence

One of the most widespread yet devastating issues in today’s society, alcohol dependence affects people from all walks of life. Although it is similar to alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction, there are also some crucial differences. Santé Center for Healing can help you distinguish what form of substance use disorder is affecting you or someone…

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Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

Our society condones drinking alcohol to the point where it’s often encouraged. From a beer at a ball game to mimosas at brunch to happy hour after work, alcohol use is ingrained in American culture. For most people, this aspect of our society is not a problem. For others, however, drinking alcohol quickly digresses from…

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How Long Does Medical Detox Take?

Today, people from all walks of life are looking for safe and effective ways to overcome alcohol and drug addiction. Detoxing at home can be ineffective and even dangerous. Unfortunately, a lack of education and stigmas surrounding drug and alcohol abuse keeps many people from seeking treatment. Understanding treatment options can be the first step…

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Finding the Right Medical Detox Center in Texas

Medical detox programs can reduce health complications and the risk of reuse through a range of individualized care. For most people, medically assisted detox treatment can include supplements, nutrition, and medication to manage detox symptoms and help them recover more quickly. Medically assisted detox also varies for those who develop PAWS or post-acute withdrawal syndrome.…