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Women Should Learn About the Impact of Triggers and Recovery

Emotional triggers and recovery have a relationship; sobriety is more difficult, unless you know about these issues that can prevent you from reaching freedom from substance abuse. They may be certain words or places that can cause patterns for someone to go back to the past where behaviors were troublesome. Your mental health becomes stronger…

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What Are Life Skills? They Can Help You Recover

What are life skills? Good mental health involves knowing measures that can prevent relapse and lead to recovery from substance abuse, trauma, or mental health issues. Positive change is possible through a blend of evidence-based practices, somatic interventions, experiential therapy, and holistic approaches that encourage women to unlock their true potential. “Redefining the Clinical Experience”…

Fourth Quarter Newsletter 2019

THE WILLOWS CELEBRATES THREE YEARS! Photos from spirit week & the anniversary celebration can be found on our social media pages. This October, The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® celebrated their three year anniversary of being at their expansive, 38- acre campus where young adult women, ages 18 to 35, are recovering from trauma, substance…

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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

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 number of overdoses and deaths contributing to the opioid epidemic. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services states that the opioid epidemic…

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Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

Developing coping skills for addiction recovery means the difference between sobriety and a life out of your control. Many people suffering from substance abuse problems have few, if any, coping strategies. Yet, if they want to remain sober, it is critical that they develop these coping skills for women in Asheville, NC. What Are Coping…