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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…

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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…

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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 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?…