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Alcohol Awareness Month: Women and Alcohol Abuse

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 8, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Addiction affects men and women around the country every day. During Alcohol Awareness Month, it’s essential to recognize, de-stigmatize, and treat alcohol abuse. Alcohol addiction may seem less severe than other addictions because alcohol is legal. Unfortunately,…

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 1, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Throughout the year, we recognize many vital causes. Addiction is one of those, and Alcohol Awareness Month is designed to shed light on the severe consequences of alcohol abuse. The month also strives to help with alcohol…

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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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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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The Benefits of Visiting an Alcohol Rehab in North Carolina

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: October 9, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021Not all alcohol addiction treatment programs are created equal. The clients who come to The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® in North Carolina receive treatment beyond that of traditional medical care, but…

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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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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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Sober Activities for Memorial Day Weekend

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 31, 2021Updated: May 13, 2021Many recovering alcoholics find themselves dealing with temptation and risk a relapse when it comes to celebrating the holidays. With drinking being such a socially acceptable activity, it works its way into many holidays, most notably Memorial…

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National Screening Day Offers Help for Alcohol Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 5, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021In 1999, the first National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) event took place. Over 50,000 people attended the events at 1,500 screening centers across the United States, where they received screening for and advice on alcohol dependence. This…