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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 25, 2020 Updated: February 25, 2020 According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2 million people had an opioid use disorder in 2018 alone. The state has enforced different protocols to help reduce the…

First Quarter Newsletter 2019

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 18, 2020 Updated: April 6, 2020 Self Defense Classes: Confidence, Safety, and Fitness Many of our young adult women join our campus in need of not only body empowerment but emotional and mental empowerment as they move…

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Is Alcohol a Drug?

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 10, 2020 Updated: March 5, 2020 Many people do not know enough about alcohol and substance abuse. Some might ask, “Is alcohol a drug?” and “What are the effects of alcohol? Alcohol is a drug that reduces…

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What Is Lean?

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 5, 2020 Updated: February 25, 2020 Civilizations 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…

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Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 25, 2020 Updated: February 24, 2020 Developing 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.…

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How Long Does It Take to Detox?

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 13, 2020 Updated: July 27, 2021 The 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…

Paying for Rehab in North Carolina

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 7, 2020 Updated: April 17, 2020 Paying 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…

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Signs of Addiction

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 4, 2020 Updated: June 11, 2021 Addiction 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…