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Stimulant Overdose Symptoms and Signs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 25, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Stimulants speed up messages from the brain to the nervous system. They can motivate and create feelings of joy and pleasure. This can be especially popular among women looking to focus…

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How Long Is Drug Rehab?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 10, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Women’s drug addiction treatment programs vary. Before starting a program, it’s good to know how long rehab might last. While each woman’s needs, life experience, and addiction are their own, recovery…

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4 Benefits of the 12-Step Program for Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 23, 2022Updated: May 24, 2022The 12-step program is a cornerstone of the addiction recovery process for many people. It can provide much-needed guidance to those suffering from addiction and structure for people while holding them accountable in their journey to recovery.…

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How Women Can Cope with a Dual Diagnosis

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 29, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Women across the United States struggle with mental health and addiction. Social pressure, unprocessed trauma, and life changes can lead many women to turn to substance use. Studies now show that at least half of women living…

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Women and Alcohol Abuse

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 8, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Addiction affects men and women around the country every day. During Alcohol Awareness Month, it’s essential to recognize, de-stigmatize, and treat alcohol abuse. Alcohol addiction may seem less severe than other addictions because alcohol is legal. Unfortunately,…

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 1, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Throughout the year, we recognize many vital causes. Addiction is one of those, and Alcohol Awareness Month is designed to shed light on the severe consequences of alcohol abuse. The month also strives to help with alcohol…

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Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 29, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022Alcohol poisoning can produce side effects that are harmful and even deadly. If you drink large amounts of alcohol in a single sitting, then you may experience multiple immediate symptoms of alcohol poisoning. For instance, you may…

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Are There Any Side Effects to EMDR Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: March 29, 2022Updated: April 5, 2022Today, therapists focus more and more on trauma treatment during addiction recovery. EMDR has become one of the most popular and effective tools for treating trauma in and out of rehab. This simple approach…