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Understanding Alcohol Abuse

The images that we often see and stereotypes that we hold about alcoholics have always been misleading. It surprises many people when they discover that people abusing alcohol can present a well put together picture to the outside world. Often, people who abuse alcohol function at a high level by raising families, holding down jobs,…

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Addiction & Cognitive Behavior Treatment In Dallas, TX

There are many different options available for addiction treatment in Dallas and throughout Texas. Most individuals tend to start with detox. From there, addiction treatment can include several options. Clients can get help in trauma therapy, codependency treatment, or individualized treatment. With the right care, including cognitive-behavioral therapy programs, a completely successful recovery from addiction…

Do I have OCD

Do I Have OCD?

It is all too common nowadays to hear a trite joke, every now and again, about the perfectionist in your friend group having OCD. But OCD has almost nothing to do with someone being Type-A or a perfectionist. The disorder also bears little relevance for people who are simply particular about the layout of a…

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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…

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Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorders Need Therapy

Addiction treatment is not always straightforward. Many ineffective programs may only focus on treating the addiction without getting to the root causes or considering the possibility of co-occurring disorders. This is why it is so important to find a treatment center that understands how to address an individual’s unique issues. Your chances of true recovery…

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Dangers of Substance Abuse

The dangers of substance abuse can span a range of different areas of life. These can include those effects that substances have on the individual who is taking them, as well as their loved ones and society at large. Indeed, when drugs and alcohol are abused, the negative effects ripple far and wide. In most cases,…

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Techniques to Prevent a Panic Attack

There continues to be more understanding in American society regarding panic attacks and their effects on those who have them. That being said, there is still a great deal of misinformation and misunderstandings regarding panic attacks and mental health services in general. Knowing how to prevent a panic attack—either yours or someone else’s—can help defuse…