Opioids

The Realities of Opioid Use in Women

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 10, 2021 Updated: March 29, 2021 The United States continues to battle the fallout from the opioid health crisis that first emerged in the early 90s. It started when pharmaceutical companies began focusing more on eliminating pain…

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3 Ways to Manage Emotions in Addiction Recovery

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 30, 2020 Updated: January 12, 2021 Addiction recovery can be a long and sometimes painful journey. It can be challenging to overcome physical and psychological dependence on drugs or alcohol. During the process of recovering from drug…

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What Is Kratom, and Why Does It Concern People?

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 17, 2020 Updated: March 25, 2020 Many 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…

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Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Meth

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 30, 2020 Updated: March 19, 2020 Methamphetamine 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…

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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…