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What Is Compulsive Masturbation Disorder?

What Is Chronic Masturbation? Compulsive/chronic masturbation disorder, also referred to as masturbation addiction, is a sexual addiction where someone is driven to masturbate excessively. Since the behavior is categorized as a compulsion, the disorder is sometimes called OCD masturbation, which fits under the larger umbrella of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Masturbation itself is not considered a deviant…

3 Sober Techniques to Try this Holiday Season

4 Sober Techniques to Try this Holiday Season

Whether you’re new to the world of recovery or you’ve been sober for years, the holidays can prove especially challenging for staying away from the bottle. Family members, financial stress, traveling, relationship issues, and more seem to rear their heads as soon as the holiday planning begins. Whether you’re working on a sober Thanksgiving or…

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The Importance of Engaging Family & Friends

Each family member and friend of an addicted person has a unique relationship with drug or alcohol addiction, emotionally and behaviorally. Treating only the individual in active addiction has limited effectiveness. Santé walks alongside family and friends, recognizing the devastating impact substance use disorders have on everyone involved. We work on engaging family and friends…

individual undergoing Substance Abuse Evaluation

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…

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Marijuana and Education

There is a perception today that marijuana is not harmful. This line of thinking is especially common among young people. Understanding the realities of marijuana and education, however, is crucial in realizing just how risky taking this drug can be. The addiction treatment services at Santé Center for Healing are committed to providing education and support…

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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…

person covering head with pillow experiencing Dangers of Substance Abuse

Dangers of Substance Abuse

The dangers of substance abuse can span a range of different areas of life. These can include those effects that substances have on the individual who is taking them, as well as their loved ones and society at large. Indeed, when drugs and alcohol are abused, the negative effects ripple far and wide. In most cases,…

What Can You Hope to Achieve from a Daytime IOP

What You Can Hope to Achieve from a Daytime IOP

A substance abuse disorder can feel impossible to manage alongside your personal and professional life. It’s easy for recovery to feel the same way, but know that you have options. For many people, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) can assist you in finding that balance and maintaining focus on your recovery. A daytime IOP offers…

what do good rehab facilities offer

What Do Good Rehab Facilities Offer?

You might be afraid to admit that you have a drug problem and need help. However, you can draw strength from getting proper treatment can help you get some control. To get the right care, you should look for rehab facilities that offer services that meet your needs. Addiction treatment programs come in numerous forms.…