person wondering do i have adhd or am i just lazy

Do I Have ADHD or Am I Just Lazy?

One hallmark of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is impulsivity. Another one is having a difficult time paying attention. Over the years, you may have been asking yourself, “do I have ADHD or am I just lazy?” If you have not gotten a proper diagnosis from a mental health dual diagnosis treatment center, you are…

people in yoga class getting meditation therapy for depression

Does Meditation Therapy for Depression Work?

Many of those struggling with addiction also face serious mental health challenges. Depression and anxiety, for example, are common problems for those experiencing substance abuse. For some, they may have turned to drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication to deal with their mental health issues. For others, abusing drugs or alcohol may have…

patient with therapist learning what is psychodynamic therapy

What Is Psychodynamic Therapy?

Addiction is both a physical and mental disease. As such, it requires treatment from both angles, so individuals struggling with substance use disorder can overcome and heal from abusing drugs or alcohol. You likely already know that psychotherapy is an integral part of recovery. In contrast, few people realize that different therapeutic approaches fall under…

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What Are the Benefits of Equine Therapy?

The traditional treatment of substance abuse and addiction often involves many different therapies. One form of therapy that has been proven effective is animal therapy, specifically equine therapy (horses). There are many benefits to equine therapy for those who are struggling with substance abuse issues. When used in conjunction with other therapeutic approaches, individuals struggling…

woman sitting with hand on head dealing with depression and anxiety

How Are Depression and Anxiety Different?

Not only are depression and anxiety common issues for those dealing with substance abuse but also they are the most common mental health issues facing everyone. Therefore, when someone is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, it’s not uncommon for depression or anxiety to accompany that disorder. Both anxiety and depression share a lot of…

man experiencing PTSD and addiction

How Are PTSD and Addiction Related?

You’re struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You’re also dealing with a drug habit. How do PTSD and addiction connect? More importantly, how can you overcome both and live sober? Often these questions plague individuals struggling with PTSD as well as those who care about them like their loved ones, friends, and family. Finding answers…

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Rehab Treatment That Heals the Body and Soul

Addiction is a disease that can affect anyone, anywhere, and at any time. Like any disease, it doesn’t discriminate. However, for years individuals resisted finding help to overcome their addictions. Some were led to believe addiction was a matter of willpower (it’s not) or a personal flaw (also untrue). Others were never sure they could…

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Substance Abuse Professional

DOT employees who violate drug and alcohol regulations often receive an evaluation from a substance abuse professional or SAP. The drug abuse professional often recommends treatment, education, additional testing, and aftercare programs to ensure DOT workers maintain their sobriety. At Santé Center for Healing in Argyle, TX, clients can master the skills necessary to keep their jobs…