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Medical Complications in Women from PTSD

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 16, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021The media often talks about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in returning combat veterans, which they portray as a group made up mostly of men. However, women can also develop PTSD, even if they haven’t served in the…

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Addiction Support Groups for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 6, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Support groups for women in rehab can be very beneficial in relapse prevention. All too often, women struggling with substance abuse feel alone. They may have delayed getting treatment for a number of reasons that other women…

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When to Seek Help for Anxiety

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 30, 2021Updated: August 18, 2022Women tend to experience anxiety in greater numbers than men, and their symptoms are different. The numbers of women with anxiety are at twice the rate of men. The specific psychiatric disorders that fall under the umbrella…

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How to Support Someone with an Eating Disorder

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 20, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021Not everyone who recognizes that they have a problem is willing to take that all-important first step in seeking treatment. Many times they think that they can deal with the situation on their own. When helping a…

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3 Benefits of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 15, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021One of the overlooked aspects of addiction recovery is the increased mental health aspects. Meditation therapy is one of the most utilized but least understood tools available. How it works is less important than the fact that…

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What to Expect During Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 10, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes…

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Benefits of Working Through Past Traumas

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 5, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021One of the best methods of addressing one’s current situation is to revisit past traumas. Trauma is stored in both the body and the mind. How these physical and psychological ordeals combine to manifest themselves in a…

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3 Ways to Develop Effective Coping Skills

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2021Updated: May 13, 2021Drug and alcohol addiction causes damage to many aspects of life. It creates turmoil in relationships and makes it hard to do things once loved. That’s why it is so important to develop coping skills for addiction…

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Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 1, 2021Updated: June 11, 2021Each May, those that struggle with mental health issues and their loved ones hope to bring awareness to mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month. Whether they have just finished at a dual diagnosis treatment center or…

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Getting Treatment for Substance Use and Depression

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 30, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Those who struggle with substance use and depression face many risks to both physical and mental health if they don’t seek treatment. With proper treatment, it is possible to recover, rebuild a future of confidence and health,…