Man looking away and experiencing alcoholism and depression

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 struggle with major depression also have developed alcohol use disorder (AUD). When alcoholism and depression strike, it’s vital to find a mental health dual diagnosis treatment center to help you deal…

People sitting in circle, talking about their different alcohol detox lengths

How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

Maybe you’ve been hiding a drinking problem for a while. However, you don’t want to keep waking up to withdrawal symptoms. Therefore, you’re thinking of entering rehab. But what is the average length of an alcohol detox program? You will need to make time for addiction treatment to overcome this problem with alcohol. At Santé…

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Drinking And Driving Consequences

In our society, we are never far from a place that sells or serves alcohol. The availability of alcohol comes with consequences, especially those stemming from drinking and driving. The consequences of drinking and driving have a high price on individuals and society. It leads to lost productivity and potential and a higher cost to…

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Is Using Cocaine and Alcohol Together Dangerous?

Many people who abuse drugs have their substance of choice. However, this doesn’t mean they only use that substance. Instead, it means an individual just prefers one particular drug. While they have a favorite, they may have no problems mixing various substances. This type of drug abuse poses additional issues. A typical combination is cocaine…

Mother talking to daughter, offering family support for alcohol misuse

How Family Support Can Help With Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a serious issue that affects millions of people every year. It can be devastating not only to the person suffering from addiction but also to their families. Fortunately, there are many support systems available for those struggling with alcoholism and their families. One powerful form of support is family support, and this blog…

Pregnant woman holds belly, wonders if she can detox while pregnant

Can You Detox While Pregnant?

Pregnancy has serious health effects. Women need to be especially careful about their own health and wellbeing during pregnancy because their fetus is highly susceptible to the impacts of any of the substances a mother takes. Whether prescription medication, natural supplements, or drugs and alcohol, the fetus is directly impacted. Therefore, when a mother struggles…