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How To Improve Your Mental Health In The Winter

Winter sees more people seeking help for depression than any other time of the year. Even those who don’t normally suffer from a depressive disorder can find themselves flailing as the days become shorter and the nights colder. A diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is given to the worst of these feelings. This disorder…

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Signs You Have Suffered Trauma

Trauma is something that may happen with only one event, or it may be an ongoing situation. In either case, the resulting damage done to an individual who experiences the trauma is lasting. Some people can process the event and move forward. Many others, however, may never have the chance to do so. Even some…

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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 without…

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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…

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What is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR therapy is one of the most popular types of therapy used today for the treatment of trauma. But what is this therapy and how does it work? Will it help you heal from your past trauma and start a new life in addiction recovery? Santé Center for Healing is here to help you heal…

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Do I Have Binge Eating Disorder?

Although many of us are aware of eating disorders, we tend to have some misunderstandings about the conditions. For instance, there’s a common misconception that women are the only ones who can have an eating disorder, but many men struggle as well. Another misconception is that the primary form of eating disorders come from a…

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Am I Codependent?

People who struggle with addiction often also deal with a wide variety of other mental health problems and may need mental health services to cope. Many practice unhealthy behaviors, such as in their relationships. One of the most common unhealthy behaviors of addiction is codependence. So you possibly wonder in terms of your addiction, “Am…

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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…

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Alcohol Abuse and Eating Disorders

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 an eating disorder. At Santé Center…