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What Are Life Skills? They Can Help You Recover

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 25, 2020Updated: April 28, 2020What are life skills? Good mental health involves knowing measures that can prevent relapse and lead to recovery from substance abuse, trauma, or mental health issues. Positive change is possible through a blend of evidence-based practices, somatic…

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What You Need to Know About Trauma and Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2020Updated: April 28, 2020Trauma is an unfortunate reality of many women’s lives. Long after the traumatic event has passed, it can continue to have devastating effects on the mind. However, the right treatment can make a huge difference. Understanding the…

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Substance Abuse and Pregnancy Are Never to Mix

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 21, 2020Updated: April 2, 2020If you are combining substance abuse and pregnancy, it is time to seek professional assistance from a women’s treatment center immediately. Pregnant women do not have the luxury of waiting to decide whether or not they can…

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What Is Kratom, and Why Does It Concern People?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 17, 2020Updated: March 25, 2020Many people are asking, “What is kratom?” Reports about the supposed benefits of the imported “wonder herb” has many taking a closer look. Others feel a bit suspicious about such supplements due to their perceived connection to…

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Healthy Foods That Help With Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 13, 2020Updated: March 25, 2020When it comes to recovery, eating foods that help with addiction is important. A healthy diet can improve your bodily functions and outlook on life. Consuming foods such as fruits, whole grains, healthy proteins, and good fats…

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Addiction and Your Physical Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 1, 2020Updated: March 25, 2020The risks associated with addiction and your physical health exist on a daily basis. This is true among people that have an alcohol use disorder (AUD), a substance use disorder (SUD) or a dual diagnosis disorder. Some…

Fourth Quarter Newsletter 2019

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 31, 2020Updated: April 6, 2020THE WILLOWS CELEBRATES THREE YEARS!Photos from spirit week & the anniversary celebration can be found on our social media pages.This October, The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® celebrated their three year anniversary of being at their expansive,…

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Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Meth

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 30, 2020Updated: March 19, 2020Methamphetamine is a drug that impacts millions of families and individuals alike around the globe each year. With methamphetamine, individuals feel a rush of energy and typically feel euphoric. This makes the drug extremely appealing and addictive,…