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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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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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Why Do I Need Drug Addiction Treatment?

You’re struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction. You might think that you have things under control, but your friends or family disagree. Maybe you’ve tried quitting before and relapsed shortly after leaving rehab. Here’s what you need to know about getting effective drug addiction treatment. Substance abuse whether it’s drugs or alcohol doesn’t just…

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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…

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Learn How Drugs Affect the Brain

Whether you or someone you love suffers from drug addiction, you see there are actual physical and mental changes happening because of this drug abuse. But are these changes directly caused by the drugs, or are they signs of other problems associated with addiction? Many people wonder how drugs affect the brain. Understanding just how…

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How to Locate Great West Texas Rehab Centers

After all the time spent suffering from an addiction, it becomes increasingly important for addiction victims to select a rehab center that makes sense when they are ready for help. Most rehab centers will put forth claims of how good its treatment programs compared to other rehabs. Without much else to compare, reputation becomes a…

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Rehab Treatment That Heals the Body and Soul

Addiction is a disease that can affect anyone, anywhere, and at any time. Like any disease, it doesn’t discriminate. However, for years individuals resisted finding help to overcome their addictions. Some were led to believe addiction was a matter of willpower (it’s not) or a personal flaw (also untrue). Others were never sure they could…