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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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How Long Does It Take to Detox from Heroin?

Heroin is one of the most addictive illicit drugs people use. Its potency causes individuals who use it to not only experience an intense feeling of euphoria but to have their brain chemistry become immediately altered. When this occurs, individuals become physically dependent upon the drug. Dependency causing individuals to need more of the drug…

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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…

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Staying Sober After Detox

Some people get overly optimistic after detox and believe that once alcohol is out of their system physically, they won’t have a problem staying sober. They learn quickly that matters aren’t that simple. Staying sober after detox takes constant vigilance, especially in the early stages. A detox treatment program can help you gain tools to…

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5 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

For many people who struggle with alcohol, they don’t know they have a problem. But knowing the signs of alcoholism can help in identifying the issue in yourself or your loved one. Understanding the signs of alcohol abuse makes finding treatment that much easier. Santé Center for Healing can help you recognize the signs and…

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How to Detox from Cocaine

The drug hooked you after several binges. You kept chasing that initial euphoria that attracted you to cocaine. Now, you smoke, snort, and inject the drug, but it no longer offers you the satisfaction you crave. If you are addicted to cocaine, you need to seek help from an addiction treatment center to help your…

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Home Remedies for Opiate Detox

The use of opiates in America has grown exponentially in recent years. Unfortunately, this led to an increase in opiate addictions across the United States. Many people struggling with an opiate addiction may find themselves tempted to try to break free from these medications on their own. Yet, just as self-medicating with drugs or alcohol…

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What Is Medical Detox?

You’ve woken up to withdrawal symptoms one too many times. You’re ready to make some changes in your life. Overcoming a substance abuse problem is at the top of your list. However, one of the reasons you are still struggling with substance use disorder is that you’ve never been able to properly get the drugs…

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Is Detox from Alcohol Painful?

When someone has been abusing alcohol for a long time, they routinely develop a dependence or addiction to it. This means that alcohol has altered the individual’s brain chemistry, making it necessary for them to drink to function normally. Addiction isn’t necessarily about wanting a ‘high.’ Rather, it’s often about avoiding painful withdrawal symptoms. The…