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How Do I Find the Right Rehab Program in Texas?

Substance abuse presents individuals and their families with many challenges. The most important step in addressing those challenges: Admitting there’s a problem. Once done, the focus of your discussion turns to finding the right substance abuse treatment center program for you. Clearly, you want the best rehab in Texas to increase your chances for a…

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Know The Signs Of Alcohol Abuse

Many people who struggle with alcohol don’t even know they have a problem. When they do know, the problem is often quite advanced. However, knowing the signs of alcoholism can help in identifying the issue in yourself or your loved one. Understanding the signs of alcohol abuse makes finding treatment that much easier. Santé Center…

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Understanding 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 discover that people abusing alcohol can present a well put together picture to the outside world. Often, people who abuse alcohol function at a high level by raising families, holding down jobs,…

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Common Fears of Substance Abuse Treatment

Are you afraid of getting substance abuse treatment? Your concern is understandable. Addiction, at best, is disorienting. At worse, it has disastrous consequences for your psychological and physical health. To be in the throes of addiction and then to face the prospect of getting addiction treatment adds to the pain and confusion. Remember, however, that…

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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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What Are Heroin Side Effects?

Heroin is a dangerous, illicit drug. It creates a number of high-risk occurrences within the brain and body, putting you at risk. Heroin side effects can impact your ability to function normally but also makes it difficult for you to stop using. That is why you need help from resources like Santé Center for Healing.…

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Types of Addiction – What Is Happening to You?

Understanding the types of addiction commonly found in the U.S. population can help you see you’re not alone. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates it, or NIDA estimates that tens of millions of Americans use illicit drugs every year. But it isn’t just illicit drugs that contribute to addiction. Millions also develop dependency due…

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The Dangers of Combining Substances

Substance abuse triggers profound changes in your brain. It interferes with normal functions and, perhaps more alarmingly, clouds judgment. One of those risks common to individuals with substance abuse issues: combining substances. Abusing one drug is hazardous enough. The dangers of combining substances are even more substantial. Medicine calls this an example of “polydrug” abuse.…

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NAGATIVE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH

Argyle, Texas, May 18, 2020—Headlines continue to focus on COVID-19 and one topic being spotlighted more frequently is the negative impact the virus is having on mental health. The global pandemic and ensuing economic downturn have negatively affected many people’s mental health. A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found that nearly half…