Woman going through recovery looks at social media on phone

Recovery and Social Media

Are you working through recovery? Does social media seem to be limiting your success? That’s not uncommon. Social media can encourage drug and alcohol use. It may even put you at risk for engaging in these substances during your sobriety. You don’t want to find yourself at risk, but how can you navigate social media…

woman learning how to have a productive workday

How To Have A Productive Workday

There is a lot to do today. You have so many tasks on your to-do list, meetings, and problems to solve. Yet, if you are in recovery from using drugs and alcohol, understanding how to have a productive workday can be a bit more difficult. That’s because the way you think is different now. With…

woman distraught from alcohol abuse at dinner table

Alcohol Abuse and Disordered Eating

Patients who seek treatment of alcohol abuse often struggle with additional mental illnesses that affect their ability to participate in treatment. These illnesses include major depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Among the most difficult co-occurring illnesses to treat though is the combination of alcohol abuse and co-occurring disordered eating. At Santé Center…

man on laptop in the dark wondering what is sex addiction

What Is Sex Addiction?

Addictions come in many forms. While drug and alcohol addiction are more recognized than some others, people can be addicted to anything that triggers the reward pathway in the brain. Whether it’s gambling, food, or sex, an unhealthy dependence can have devastating consequences. So, what is sex addiction, and how can it damage your life?…

woman looking troubled

NAGATIVE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH

Argyle, Texas, May 18, 2020—Headlines continue to focus on COVID-19 and one topic being spotlighted more frequently is the negative impact the virus is having on mental health. The global pandemic and ensuing economic downturn have negatively affected many people’s mental health. A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found that nearly half…

enjoying the outdoors at rehab treatment

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…

a substance abuse professional making notes before a patient comes in for therapy

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…

a woman feeling hopeless because she can not find Anxiety treatment

Finding Anxiety Treatment During A Pandemic

As the stock market declines, people are requested to stay indoors, and many people experience anxiety at the state of the world right now, the need for anxiety treatment has never been greater. In the last few days, people have already experienced social isolation, panic, and difficulties working remotely. Types of Anxiety Disorders Anxiety manifests…