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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…

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12-Step Addiction Recovery for Women in North Carolina

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: March 18, 2022Updated: April 5, 2022Finding the right rehab program can be overwhelming. It can be challenging for many women to find a safe, inclusive treatment program that fits their specific needs. While there are many approaches…

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First Step to Take to Begin Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: March 15, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022Beginning addiction recovery can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, many women today face addiction in silence. Stigmas, social pressures, class issues, and familial expectations can make it hard for women to get the help they need…

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Long-Term Rehab for Women in North Carolina

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: March 8, 2022Updated: April 5, 2022Women’s rehab programs can provide a wealth of support, fellowship, and healing for women dealing with alcohol and drug addiction. However, a 30-day detox program doesn’t offer extended support for many women…

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Most Common Gateway Drugs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: March 1, 2022Updated: April 5, 2022People experiment with drugs and alcohol every day. While some drugs may seem more benign than others, drug use may be a sign of underlying mental health issues or unresolved trauma. For those living…

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When Painkiller Use Turns Into Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: January 22, 2022Updated: December 29, 2021Chronic pain is a common experience among US adults. Nearly one in three American adults is affected by chronic pain. Many people who struggle with this turn to prescription painkillers to ease their symptoms.…

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Is My Loved One Using Cocaine?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 14, 2022Updated: December 29, 2021Cocaine is a stimulant drug whose use boosts energy levels and produces a euphoric high. Its use is entirely illegal in the United States and poses many physical and psychological dangers to…

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Physical Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: January 10, 2022Updated: December 29, 2021Heroin is an illegal drug in the opioid family. As such, uncomfortable side effects often accompany its use, particularly when withdrawal sets in. The symptoms of heroin withdrawal can appear within hours after someone…

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The Benefits of Group Therapy for Women in Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 3, 2022Updated: January 25, 2022Group therapy is when therapeutic intervention is delivered to multiple clients at once. Anywhere from two to as many as a dozen people can participate in group therapy simultaneously. Groups can be…