17 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing an Addiction Treatment Center

Trying to determine which addiction treatment center is right for you can be difficult. Sometimes we simply don’t know the right questions to ask. This list can help. This may be your first time with treatment, but it is not ours. Questions you may not know to ask: Is the person on the phone with…

Santé Center for Healing C.E.O. Announces Retirement

Dennis Wade Announces Retirement after Twenty-Two Years with Santé’s Sam Slaton Named Successor   DFW METROPLEX, December 31, 2021—On December 22, 2021, Santé Center for Healing C.E.O. Dennis Wade officially announced he will be retiring effective December 31, 2021. This retirement follows a long and successful 22-year tenure serving as Santé’s CEO. Mr. Wade’s many…

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What is National Impaired Driving Month?

How often have you had a few drinks and gotten behind the wheel? December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and it draws attention to this behavior. Remember that you don’t have to be legally drunk to cause an accident. Most importantly, the practice could be an indicator of a drinking problem. That’s why you…

Staying Sober For Independence Day

For most Americans, the Fourth of July includes fireworks, sparklers, picnics, and good food. But alongside the burgers and hotdogs, alcohol is socially acceptable, abundant, and potentially excessive. For individuals in recovery from addiction, making it through a normal day can be incredibly difficult, but during a holiday there are bound to be parties and…

Teletherapy and COVID

When COVID-19 began, the world had no choice but to adapt. Both mental health care providers and people seeking mental health had to make the switch to teletherapy regardless of whether they had prior telehealth platform experience or not. Now that COVID restrictions are lessening and the country is opening back up, will in-person counseling…

Celebrating 25 Years

integrity + efficacy   When we founded Santé 25 years ago, we had a piercing vision to defy norms and create a better way to provide and achieve long-term recovery. This included individually crafted and customized addiction treatment experiences, unmatched compassion and impeccable care. Santé was an answer to the urgency accompanying the raging fire…

Temptation During the Pandemic

With various lockdowns and social distancing, individuals are met with greater temptation to turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms in attempt to combat feelings of anxiety, depression, seclusion and isolation. If you are dealing with a substance use disorder or mental health issue, you may find your situation compounded among the struggles of dealing with a…

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2019 National Eating Disorders Conference for Professionals

Every day, experts learn more about eating disorders and the human mind. What was once thought to be a self-control issue is now considered a mental disorder. Thankfully, the 2019 National Eating Disorders Conference aims to improve professionals’ understanding of the problem. The best experts are those who continue to learn about their expertise, and…