patient with therapist exploring psychological dependence

Psychological Dependence is the Hardest Part of Addiction

The fear of withdrawal symptoms might be keeping you from entering rehab. But did you know that detox is the fastest and easiest part of recovery? Make no mistake, it can be intense for individuals depending on the substance they abuse and the duration of their addiction. Yet the process is relatively short when compared…

Medical Detox During COVID-19

Article by: Nicole Miller, Special Programs Coordinator Santé Center for Healing   Overcoming addiction doesn’t always start with going to residential treatment, it starts with detox. During the COVID-19 pandemic, most hospitals are being inundated with those dealing with and fearing they have COVID-19. An increase in COVID-19 doesn’t mean people will stop needing medical…

a young woman concerned as she goes through drug withdrawal

Why Drug Withdrawal Requires Detox

For individuals who want to stop engaging in substance abuse, drug withdrawal can be a great obstacle. Withdrawal occurs when long-time usage suddenly stops or significantly decreases. Symptoms are not usually life-threatening, but they can be quite uncomfortable for the user. If withdrawal has hindered your attempts at getting clean, detox and professional rehab can…