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What Is Lean?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 5, 2020Updated: February 25, 2020Civilizations around the world have used the benefits of intoxicating remedies for years. However, in recent years, we have seen a rise in the use of some substances outside of its intended purpose. People seeking various ways…

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Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 25, 2020Updated: February 24, 2020Developing coping skills for addiction recovery means the difference between sobriety and a life out of your control. Many people suffering from substance abuse problems have few, if any, coping strategies. Yet, if they want to remain…

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How Long Does It Take to Detox?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 13, 2020Updated: July 27, 2021The drug detox process is different for everybody. So exactly how long does it take to detox? It depends on what substance your body is trying to rid itself of and your body’s specific processes. You’ll find…

Paying for Rehab in North Carolina

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 7, 2020Updated: March 3, 2022Paying for rehab in North Carolina can be quite costly. Though rehab centers with treatment options like partial hospitalization treatment, outpatient treatment, and similar addiction recovery options can be costly, there are multiple ways to cover rehab…

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Signs of Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 4, 2020Updated: August 23, 2022Addiction is something that millions of people deal with every single day. However, there are many people out there who struggle to understand if they have symptoms of addiction in the first place. This can be a…

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How to Help an Addict

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 27, 2020Updated: March 19, 2020Each person’s addiction is specific to her own life, and there is only so much you can do for that person outside of the professional help she must seek. Addiction comes in many forms, and identifying an…

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Are Your Addictive Behaviors Disrupting Your Life?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 13, 2020Updated: August 18, 2021Substance abuse is not the only type of addiction that exists. People can also have addictive behaviors that create negative consequences in their lives and require treatment to overcome. The sooner you realize your behavior is becoming…

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Overcoming the Myths About Drugs and Recovering from Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 9, 2019Updated: December 30, 2019Mind-altering substances have been around since the early days, and individuals at every age and walk of life may fall prey to the pleasures of intoxication. The substance abuse treatment in North Carolina has found many myths about…

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Am I An Alcoholic?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 22, 2019Updated: November 28, 2019Am I an alcoholic? You may find yourself asking that if you drink too often or too much in a single setting frequently. If you have concerns about your drinking patterns or get in trouble due to…