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Is Marijuana Addictive?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 7, 2022Updated: October 26, 2022Marijuana is one of the most commonly used drugs in the United States. In fact, over 22 million people have used marijuana in the past month. Despite its popularity, there is still much debate about whether or…

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The Connection Between Women and Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 26, 2022Updated: October 27, 2022Both men and women have an equal degree of risk for developing substance abuse or addiction. However, there may be very different reasons behind the development of these problems between the genders.If you are a woman who…

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Coping Skills for Substance Abuse Triggers

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 9, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022The Willows at Red Oak Recovery in Asheville, North Carolina, proudly provides comprehensive and compassionate treatment for women living with addiction, mental health disorders, or both. Our team teaches women coping skills so they can rely on…

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How to Tell if Someone Is Addicted to Painkillers

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 1, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Prescription painkillers are some of the most commonly-prescribed medications today. While not always synonymous, opioids are typically what is being discussed when it comes to prescription painkillers. Being addicted to painkillers is an increasingly common phenomenon, which…

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Stimulant Overdose Symptoms and Signs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 25, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Stimulants speed up messages from the brain to the nervous system. They can motivate and create feelings of joy and pleasure. This can be especially popular among women looking to focus…

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How Long Is Drug Rehab?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 10, 2022Updated: August 23, 2022Women’s drug addiction treatment programs vary. Before starting a program, it’s good to know how long rehab might last. While each woman’s needs, life experience, and addiction are their own, recovery…

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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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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…