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Physical Effects of Seasonal Depression in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: December 21, 2021Updated: December 21, 2021Seasonal depression, also called seasonal affective disorder or SAD, is the same as depression, except its onset follows a seasonal pattern. It is most common in fall and winter when days get…

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Staying Sober for the Holidays

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: December 7, 2021Updated: December 21, 2021For anyone recovering or dealing with addiction, the holidays are a trying time. It’s common for people to get together during the holidays with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also common for these and…

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Benefits of Attending Long-Term Rehab

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 13, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Some issues take longer than others to resolve. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® offers long-term rehab programs that can extend 90 days or more as necessary. Three months may sound like a long…

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3 Gateway Drugs to Be Cautious Of

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 5, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021When someone mentions gateway drugs, they’re talking about certain habit-forming substances resulting in dependency and addiction. These substances have the potential to lead individuals to use other, more dangerous substances. Whether you’re…

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Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms To Look For During Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: October 30, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021It’s essential to learn the signs of opiate withdrawal so that you can take the proper steps toward proper medical intervention. If a person has stopped using opiates and has relapsed, there…

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Long and Short Term Opioid Side Effects

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 23, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021The opioid epidemic has become a well-known national problem. It makes news headlines daily. While we had begun to make progress on this recently, tragically, the pandemic made us take a giant step backward…

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What Are Heroin Overdose Symptoms?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: October 19, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021The opioid epidemic is sadly no stranger to the American household. Almost anyone you meet either has a direct connection to a family member or knows someone personally who has faced tragedy…

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North Carolina Drug Rehab Centers for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 14, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021If you or your loved one is struggling with the challenges associated with addiction, please know that you are not alone and help is available. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® offers women’s drug…

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The Benefits of Visiting an Alcohol Rehab in North Carolina

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: October 9, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021Not all alcohol addiction treatment programs are created equal. The clients who come to The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® in North Carolina receive treatment beyond that of traditional medical care, but…

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Women’s Substance Use Disorder Treatments

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 2, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021Women tend to be less likely to seek help for their substance abuse disorders. Our society often puts women in situations where they cannot prioritize their physical and mental health. Addiction is not the…