How to Truly Define Addiction argyle texas

How to Truly Define Addiction

Most people define addiction as a series of unwise choices that lead to the loss of jobs, families, and homes. But is this really an accurate depiction of what it means to live with a substance abuse problem? In fact, within the setting of detoxification and rehabilitation, professionals have a very different understanding. For example,…

signs of sex addiction

Telltale Signs of Sex Addiction

When individuals find themselves compelled to engage in habits they know or negative or detrimental to their wellbeing, then they are often struggling with what is called a process addiction. This kind of addiction can affect anyone at any time and requires professional support to overcome. Process addictions can be things like gambling or sex…

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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 exact a high price from individuals and society. It leads to lost productivity, lost potential, and a greater cost to…

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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…

The Cost of Alcohol Addiction [Infographic]

Most people aren’t aware of the true cost of alcohol addiction. Sure, there’s a direct financial cost that they can calculate. However, the real cost of addiction goes well beyond money. Addiction takes a toll on people’s emotions and relationships as well. The Financial Cost of Alcohol Addiction Let’s start with the most literal cost…

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Common Sex Addiction Symptoms

Everywhere you turn today, you have access to highly sexualized images through ads, music lyrics, videos, and internet sites. For most people, this exposure remains in healthy balance with the rest of their lifestyle. However, for some people, sex addiction takes over their lives, derailing them from healthy relationships and other life goals. If you…