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Benefits of Group Therapy

When you, or someone you love, enters substance abuse treatment, it’s typical to have both individual and group therapy. There are a number of benefits of group therapy that can help make the way to recovery easier. In addition, attending group therapy can also help you weather the inevitable bumps that recovery entails more easily.…

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How to Prevent a Panic Attack

There continues to be more understanding in American society regarding panic attacks and their effects on those who have them. That being said, there is still a great deal of misinformation and misunderstandings regarding panic attacks. Knowing how to prevent a panic attack — either yours or someone else’s — can help defuse a stressful situation and…

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Dangers of Substance Abuse

The dangers of substance abuse can span a range of different areas of life. These can include those effects that substances have on the individual who is taking them, as well as their loved ones and society at large. Indeed, when drugs and alcohol are abused, the negative effects ripple far and wide. In most cases,…

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Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorders Need Therapy

Addiction treatment is not always straightforward. Many ineffective programs may only focus on treating the addiction without getting to the root causes or considering the possibility of co-occurring disorders. This is why it is so important to find a treatment center that understands how to address an individual’s unique issues. Your chances of true recovery…

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The Importance of Engaging Family & Friends

Each family member and friend of an addicted person has a unique relationship with drug or alcohol addiction, emotionally and behaviorally. Treating only the individual in active addiction has limited effectiveness. Santé walks alongside family and friends, recognizing the devastating impact substance use disorders have on everyone involved. We work on engaging family and friends…

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Staying Sober This Holiday Season? Try These Tips

Whether you’re new to the world of recovery or you’ve been sober for years, the holidays can prove especially challenging for staying away from the bottle. Family members, financial stress, traveling, relationship issues, and more seem to rear their heads as soon as the Christmas tree goes up. Whether you’re working on a sober Thanksgiving…

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The Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental condition that can have a significant impact on the individual’s personal life, relationships and career. When someone has this condition, they may experience different positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. By looking at the individual’s overall symptoms, doctors can diagnose the kind of mental disorder they have and choose the right…

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Sustained Recovery and Susan B. Anthony

The Susan B. Anthony coin was issued to meet a specific currency need – a dollar currency more enduring than the paper dollar bill. Therefore, the coin was produced for that particular purpose. However, after the coin was released, it was poorly received by the American populace who did not widely accept and use the…

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What is Equine Therapy?

Overcoming addiction requires more than just a singular, clinical approach to wellness. Often, strategies like an equine therapy program can be a great way to improve health and make progress on the road to recovery. But what is equine therapy, exactly, and why it is so beneficial? Take a closer look at the advantages of…

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