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Types of Addiction – What Is Happening to You?

Understanding the types of addiction commonly found in the U.S. population can help you see you’re not alone. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates it, or NIDA estimates that tens of millions of Americans use illicit drugs every year. But it isn’t just illicit drugs that contribute to addiction. Millions also develop dependency due…

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What are the Signs of Alcoholism?

Sometimes the signs of alcoholism or alcohol addiction are obvious. For example, when someone is constantly drinking or intoxicated, it’s clear that they are abusing alcohol, but do they have an alcohol use disorder? There are different stages of addiction, and dependency can look different for different people. When it comes to alcohol use disorder,…

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Signs of Addiction

Addiction is a challenging disease to identify in others. While many may think it’s easy to see when someone is struggling with a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol), the reality is often very different. Individuals can become inadvertently addicted, as in the case of many prescription drug addictions. Often the individual…

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The Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Scientists make Xanax out of alprazolam. Doctors prescribe this drug as an alternative to Valium. Unfortunately, some people use Xanax and alcohol together to achieve a heightened sense of relaxation or euphoria. Once someone has an addiction to these substances, the right residential treatment program can help with their recovery journey. What Is Xanax? Doctors…

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Signs of Alcoholism To Know

When it comes to addiction, many of us instantly think about illicit substances. Yet millions of people every year abuse legal substances putting themselves at risk of developing a dependency or addiction. With how prevalent alcohol is in our society, people forget about the risk of addiction that comes with drinking. However, when signs of…

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The Dangers of College Students and Binge Drinking

According to the National Institutes of Health, 37.9 percent of college students between the ages of 18-22 participate in binge drinking, and 12.5 percent of college students report heavy alcohol use. The dangers and risks of college students and binge drinking are causing a stir as the problem continues to rise. Even though the information…

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How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

You’ve been hiding a drinking problem for a while now. However, you don’t want to keep waking up to withdrawal symptoms. Therefore, you’re thinking of entering rehab. But, how long does alcohol detox take? At Santé Center for Healing, our experienced team of alcohol addiction rehab professionals can guide you through the detox process. We…

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Alcoholism and Depression- Is There a Connection?

Alcoholism and depression are two disorders often found co-occurring in individuals. The link between these conditions is well documented. Approximately, one-third of people who have major depression also have alcohol use disorder. When alcoholism and depression strike, it’s vital to find a mental health dual diagnosis treatment center to help you treat both conditions at…

Temptation During the Pandemic

With various lockdowns and social distancing, individuals are met with greater temptation to turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms in attempt to combat feelings of anxiety, depression, seclusion and isolation. If you are dealing with a substance use disorder or mental health issue, you may find your situation compounded among the struggles of dealing with a…