Is Addiction a Disease

Is Addiction a Disease? Learn the Truth

Is addiction a disease? It’s a question that people have asked for ages. While most people recognize addiction as a disease, it hasn’t always been that way. Going back 40 years or more, society believed that people who suffered from addiction were second-class citizens that lacked self-control or morals. However, today, most experts recognize it…

do i have ocd

Do I Have OCD? True Signs of a Real Problem

Pick a psychological condition that gets treated like an everyday problem, and you are bound to come up with OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder). People claim they have OCD if they like their clothing folded a certain way, don’t like their foods to touch on a plate, and many other everyday reasons. But the exact psychological condition…

dealing with anxiety

Dealing with Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety is difficult. But having to deal with anxiety and depression at the same time can be even more challenging and complex. When substance use disorder, addiction to drugs or alcohol, is added to the mix, healing from any of the conditions can be daunting. Many people with anxiety or depression self-medicate with…

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Am I Bipolar?

Maintaining positive mental health can be a challenge for many people. We tend to ignore our mental health or only consider it when an issue arises like anxiety or depressive disorder (the two most common mental health issues in the country affecting millions every year). When individuals notice certain behaviors or habits in others or…

early signs of schizophrenia

Early Signs of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental condition that can lead to many issues. Some people even start abusing drugs to cover up the symptoms that schizophrenia causes. What some people don’t know is that there are usually signs and symptoms of early-onset. Understanding how to spot these early signs of schizophrenia can make it easier to…

difference between cbt and dbt

Understanding the Difference Between CBT vs DBT

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) are two types of psychotherapy. While psychologists use them in many kinds of programs, these therapies are especially popular for treating substance use disorders, addiction to drugs or alcohol, and mental health issues such as trauma or depression. These therapeutic approaches have proven to be very effective.…

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The Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Scientists make Xanax out of alprazolam. Doctors prescribe this drug as an alternative to Valium. Unfortunately, some people use Xanax and alcohol together to achieve a heightened sense of relaxation or euphoria. Once someone has an addiction to these substances, the right residential treatment program can help with their recovery journey. What Is Xanax? Doctors…

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Alcoholism and Depression- Is There a Connection?

Alcoholism and depression are two disorders often found co-occurring in individuals. The link between these conditions is well documented. Approximately, one-third of people who have major depression also have alcohol use disorder. When alcoholism and depression strike, it’s vital to find a mental health dual diagnosis treatment center to help you treat both conditions at…

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Are There Any Neurofeedback Therapy Side Effects?

Neurofeedback is becoming more common in addiction treatment. It’s an outgrowth of biofeedback research and treatment. Yet, many people don’t know how this particular treatment works. They also wonder, are there any neurofeedback therapy side effects? Fortunately, Sante Center for Healing is familiar with and experienced in this form of mental health treatment and addiction…

meditation therapy for anxiety disorders

Meditation Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Many people who suffer from addiction also experience mental illnesses at the same time. For example, anxiety and depression are very common among those considering treatment for addiction. These two mood disorders are the most common mental health issues people face. Because they arise so frequently and can strike anyone at any time, they often…