Dry or Damp?

Q & A with Santé’s Medical Director, Melissa Pennington, D.O.   What is Dry/Damp January? Over the last decade, “Dry January” has become a popular way to begin the year for many. Dry January is when an individual commits to not drink any alcohol for the 31 days in the month.¹  More recently, “Damp January”…

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Before and After Process of Alcohol Detoxing

When people have been misusing alcohol for a long time, they can develop a dependence or addiction. This generally means that alcohol has altered their brain chemistry, making it necessary for them to drink to function normally. That’s when an alcohol detox program becomes essential. It’s understandable how addiction can begin as a pursuit of…

man sits on the edge of his bed with hands to his face in distress dealing with the symptoms of detoxing

What Are Symptoms of Detoxing?

When it comes to treating addiction, detox is the first step. Once clients withdraw from their substance of choice, they may experience several detox symptoms. A high-quality rehab program can help break the cycle of addiction. Detox and rehab centers offer unique support for medical detox for drugs and alcohol. At Santé Center for Healing,…

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5 Things That Help with Drug Detox

The withdrawal symptoms in drug detox can be challenging at best and life-threatening at their most severe. Thankfully, the days of suffering at home alone without help are gone. Many interventions can alleviate the symptoms of detox and keep you safe. To learn more about drug detox in Texas, call Santé Center for Healing today…

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How Long Is Medical Detox?

Medical detox is typically a short-term program, but answering the question, “How long is medical detox?” depends on a few key factors. At Santé Center for Healing’s medical detox in Texas, detox programs run only as long as needed, helping you begin enjoying your new life in recovery. Call 866.238.3154 to get started with treatment…

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How Long Does It Take to Detox from Heroin?

For many, prescription drug abuse becomes a gateway for the cheaper substitute. 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…

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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…