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Does Addiction Affect Families?

When people are struggling with addiction, they often feel like it’s solely a personal experience. In fact, because of the devastating facts that addictive substances have on users, it might not be obvious to them how addiction affects families. When loved ones are struggling with addiction, their parents, children, and spouses often experience many negative…

What Can You Hope to Achieve from a Daytime IOP

What You Can Hope to Achieve from a Daytime IOP

A substance abuse disorder can feel impossible to manage alongside your personal and professional life. It’s easy for recovery to feel the same way, but know that you have options. For many people, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) can assist you in finding that balance and maintaining focus on your recovery. A daytime IOP offers…

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Alcohol Abuse and Eating Disorders

Patients who seek treatment of alcohol abuse often struggle with additional mental illnesses that affect their ability to participate in treatment. These illnesses include major depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Among the most difficult co-occurring illnesses to treat though is the combination of alcohol abuse and an eating disorder. At Santé Center…