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Women’s Substance Use Disorder Treatments

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 2, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021Women tend to be less likely to seek help for their substance abuse disorders. Our society often puts women in situations where they cannot prioritize their physical and mental health. Addiction is not the…

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What Happens in Heroin Addiction Treatment?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 15, 2021Updated: August 31, 2021Heroin detox uses medication-assisted therapy to help you with withdrawal symptoms. If you attempt to detox on your own, your tolerance for the drug may have unexpectedly decreased, which could put you at risk of an overdose.…

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Qualities to Look for in Rehabilitation for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 12, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021When women struggle with addiction, they need treatment that specifically addresses the trauma, mental health concerns, and other underlying factors that may have caused it. Unfortunately, many treatment centers today offer a cookie-cutter approach that treats every…

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How Long Does Heroin Withdrawal Last?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 4, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021Heroin addiction is a major problem in the United States. To make matters worse, few people seek the help that they need to manage it, especially women. Why don’t people seek treatment for heroin addiction? One reason…

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Tips for Having a Sober Summer Vacation

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Everyone looks forward to summer. After all, it’s vacation time. Whether hitting the road or staying close to home, we all need to unwind and spend some quality time with those whose company we enjoy. However, for…

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Addiction Support Groups for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 6, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Support groups for women in rehab can be very beneficial in relapse prevention. All too often, women struggling with substance abuse feel alone. They may have delayed getting treatment for a number of reasons that other women…

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3 Benefits of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 15, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021One of the overlooked aspects of addiction recovery is the increased mental health aspects. Meditation therapy is one of the most utilized but least understood tools available. How it works is less important than the fact that…

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What to Expect During Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 10, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes…