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What Is Rational Emotive Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 15, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021There are many options to choose from when it comes to getting treatment for a substance use disorder. Sometimes, medication is a part of the recovery process. Other times, different therapy strategies are necessary. No matter the…

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Commonly Addictive Opioids

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 10, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Opioid use has become an epidemic in America. Millions of Americans abuse prescription opioids and substances like heroin each year. Thousands of people die each year from opioid overdoses, which comprise almost half of the drug overdoses…

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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…

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Highly Addictive Opioids and How to Prevent Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 20, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Opioids can lead even those who have never used illegal drugs to develop addictions. Therefore, preventing addiction to drugs starts with doctors regulating the use of these opioids. However, they also must encourage their patients with signs…

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Three Benefits of Women’s Trauma Therapy

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 10, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Too often, women may experience trauma and not get appropriate treatment for it. In such instances, those women may turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with the traumatizing event’s effects. However, because these issues have such…

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How Depression Impacts Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 26, 2021Updated: March 29, 2021Millions of women end up diagnosed with depression each year. Statistics show that millions of women end up developing this mental health disorder in their life. They are also twice as likely as men to end up…

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4 Year Anniversary Celebration for The Willows at Red Oak Recovery®

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 18, 2021Updated: February 18, 2021The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® is excited to announce that their clinically dynamic, trauma intensive substance abuse and mental health treatment program for young adult women, ages 18-35, is celebrating their four-year anniversary this month.Their intimate,…

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Could You Benefit from Gender-Specific Treatment?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 10, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Are you familiar with the term “gender-specific treatment?” It’s a term you may hear mentioned often in the recovery world. Generally, it describes drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs that treat men and women separately. Treatment that…

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Do I Need Trauma-Informed Care?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 29, 2020Updated: January 29, 2021Although they produce severe short and long-term emotional pain and mental distress, reactions to trauma are normal. Fear, paranoia, anger, isolation, anxiety, and depression are ways of dealing with a traumatic event. However, the healing process can…