man getting treatment for alcohol dependence

Explanation of Alcohol Dependence

One of the most widespread yet devastating issues in today’s society, alcohol dependence affects people from all walks of life. Although it is similar to alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction, there are also some crucial differences. Physical dependence and an abnormally high tolerance level are the primary characteristics of alcohol dependence. A tendency to experience…

man considering admitting into drug and alcohol rehab

What to Know About Drug and Alcohol Rehab

For decades, alcohol has been one of the most widely abused substances throughout the state of Texas. Thousands of individuals across the state struggle with alcohol abuse. Because alcohol is legal and accessible, it presents a unique opportunity for abuse. However, many people don’t understand just how their drinking is impacting their own health and…

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Substance Abuse Preventions

For anyone who has had to battle addiction, the scope and range of substance abuse is well-documented and researched. The awareness of the medical community and wider culture now have let us talk openly and frankly about the problems of drug and alcohol abuse. So, this is good news for all of us. That good…

a man finding out first hand what is alcohol abuse

What Is Alcohol Abuse?

The images that we often see and stereotypes that we hold about alcoholics have always been misleading. It surprises many people when they find out that people abusing alcohol can present a well put together picture to the outside world. You may wonder, what is alcohol abuse? Often, those that abuse alcohol are highly functioning, raising…

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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…