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Staying Sober After Detox

Some people get overly optimistic after detox and believe that once alcohol is out of their system physically, they won’t have a problem staying sober. They learn quickly that matters aren’t that simple. Staying sober after detox takes constant vigilance, especially in the early stages. A detox treatment program can help you gain tools to…

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How Can You Celebrate Sober With Friends?

The holidays are upon us, and you may be getting a bit anxious. Whether this is your first sober holiday or you have been through several, you still know how difficult it can be at times to have sober celebrations with friends. One thing that helps is having sober friends who are willing to forgo…

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How Much Is The Opioid Epidemic Costing?

When someone asks, “How much does the opioid epidemic cost” they are often talking about what this epidemic is doing to our country, communities, and economy. It’s important to understand just how devastating opioid addiction can be. Even if it starts because of prescription misuse, it can lead to long-term losses that are hard to…

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How To Remain Sober During The Holidays

Remaining sober during the holidays can seem like a challenge. There may be a lot of times during the holidays when you used to spend time with friends enjoying a few drinks or even a glass of wine. To remain sober, you can’t do that anymore. That doesn’t mean you can’t have incredible sober celebrations.…

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Dangers of Drinking After Work

It’s a long day. You’re tired and feeling the tension and stress of the day, physically and emotionally. Drinking after work seems like a good way to get rid of some of that. It may feel like the only thing to get you through the night. Yet, the dangers of drinking after work are numerous.…

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Managing Addiction During A Pandemic

The pandemic has changed a lot about daily life. It has layered on the pressure and stress while secluding many people from each other. That makes it very hard for a person to overcome the challenges they face with addiction. Managing addiction during pandemic conditions may seem impossible. You may even want to not worry…

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What Are The Early Signs of Addiction?

Addiction could be less daunting if people better understood how drugs affect brain chemistry. Substance abuse rewires how your brain functions, often with disastrous consequences. The only way to begin to undo the damage is through treatment and rehab at centers such as the Santé Center for Healing. It helps to know the early signs…