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Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 23, 2020Updated: November 24, 2020You have probably heard about co-occurring disorders. However, do you know what the term “co-occurring” really means? A drug use disorder accompanied by a mental health disorder, such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD),…

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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 10, 2020Updated: November 24, 2020Depression is a significant health condition everyone should try to understand. But despite its common occurrence, many people still aren’t fully aware of its symptoms and effects on one’s mental health. It’s important that we address these…

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What Is Mental Health Awareness Week?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 6, 2020Updated: November 24, 2020Today, millions of Americans struggle with mental health disorders. At some point in their lives, even more Americans will experience a mental health condition. Because of the prevalence of mental disorders in our daily life, it is…

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How to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 2, 2020Updated: November 24, 2020Mental health is just as vital to your overall well-being as physical health. However, many people neglect this critical factor and refuse to talk about their mental condition due to the stigma and discrimination that often accompany…

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3 Ways Trauma Impacts Women’s Mental Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 29, 2020Updated: September 2, 2020Despite the prevalence of trauma, it’s not as widely talked about as it should be. With many women experiencing at least one traumatic event in their life, this issue should be put in the spotlight more since…

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Common Co-Occurring Issues Women Face

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 22, 2020Updated: September 2, 2020If you’re a woman dealing with drug or alcohol dependency, and you also have a behavior disorder, you have a dual diagnosis. Co-occurring issues are not uncommon, but it can complicate the treatment process.To provide you the…

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Am I Struggling with My Mental Health?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 7, 2020Updated: October 14, 2020Over the last few months, have you felt like your usual self? How can you tell the difference between having a bad mood and struggling with something more serious? Knowing the early signs of mental health issues…

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What Are Some Signs of Depression You Should Take Seriously?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 31, 2020Updated: August 7, 2020Depression is one of America’s most widespread disorders today, with millions of people suffering from this condition. Unfortunately, its rates seem to be on the rise, with signs of depression increasing dangerously among children and teenagers. Depression…