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Reality Therapy Programs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 7, 2019Updated: April 17, 2020People use and abuse drugs for many reasons. One reason is that they’re unable to meet the basic social need to connect with others. Thankfully, reality therapy programs can train them to connect with loved ones. For…

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Codeine Addiction Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 3, 2019Updated: August 23, 2022When it comes to controlling a cough, nothing works like prescription cough syrup. However, it also numbs pain thanks to the codeine that the medication contains. Although codeine is effective, it can also lead to addiction. Once…

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How to Overcome Anxiety

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 30, 2019Updated: August 7, 2019If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, then you know just how draining it can be. Anxiety affects every area of your life, including relationships, social interaction, and decision-making. Anxiety can occur with or without any trigger.…

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Most Addictive Drugs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 23, 2019Updated: June 11, 2021More than 21 million Americans battle some type of drug addiction. While there is an endless array of prescription and illicit drugs – more popping up every day – some drugs have a more powerful effect than…

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 9, 2019Updated: April 17, 2020If marijuana addiction has taken you down a destructive path, then there is help at The Willows. We offer marijuana addiction treatment and therapy for substance abuse. Our treatment center provides detox, initial treatment, and ongoing support…

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Life Skills Training

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 2, 2019Updated: April 17, 2020Life skills training encompasses a broad spectrum of activities and therapy that helps you function in the real world. By working with a therapist or participating in a project, you can learn skills that improve your relationships,…

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Signs of Cocaine Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 28, 2019Updated: June 11, 2021Cocaine or coke is a stimulant derived from the coca leaves. This recreational drug is commonly snorted, inhaled or dissolved and injected into the veins. Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs in the world, second…

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Fentanyl Addiction Treatment Program

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 15, 2019Updated: April 17, 2020Fentanyl is one of the most powerful opioid painkillers, often used in recovery from surgery. On the street, fentanyl is sometimes mixed with other drugs such as heroin, to make heroin more profitable, resulting in hundreds of…

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 8, 2019Updated: April 17, 2020Mindfulness based cognitive therapy is a form of cognitive therapy (MBCT). MBCT teaches people how to move away from negative thought patterns that can trigger a relapse into drug or alcohol abuse. Usually, it occurs when partaking…

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Celebrating a Sober Fourth of July

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 3, 2019Updated: July 22, 2019July 4th is the day we commemorate the Declaration of Independence. It is a day of parades, fireworks, and bar-b-ques. For many people, it is also a struggle to remain sober from drug or alcohol abuse. In…