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National Screening Day Offers Help for Alcohol Addiction

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 5, 2021 Updated: April 27, 2021 In 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…

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How Addiction Impacts Women

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 17, 2021 Updated: June 11, 2021 Addiction brings unique challenges for women. If they have a problem with alcohol, they leave themselves more vulnerable to abuse by others. Women tend to become intoxicated faster because they absorb…

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Do I Need Trauma-Informed Care?

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 29, 2020 Updated: January 29, 2021 Although 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…

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What Is Seasonal Depression?

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 14, 2020 Updated: January 13, 2021 If you’ve only had depression episodes during late fall and winter, you might have seasonal depression. Some people also refer to this condition as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Seasonal depression is…

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3 Myths about Addiction Treatment

Added By The Willows at Red Oak The Willows at Red Oak Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 1, 2020 Updated: January 13, 2021 Dealing with addiction can be extremely challenging. Addiction is a compulsive habit of engaging in substances with rewarding stimuli, despite adverse effects or consequences. Many people choose to continue living with…