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What Happens in Heroin Addiction Treatment?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 15, 2021Updated: August 31, 2021Heroin detox uses medication-assisted therapy to help you with withdrawal symptoms. If you attempt to detox on your own, your tolerance for the drug may have unexpectedly decreased, which could put you at risk of an overdose.…

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How Aftercare Can Support Your Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 10, 2021Updated: August 31, 2021Those who have an aftercare program as part of their recovery are three times more likely to stay off alcohol and drugs than those who don’t have a post-treatment plan in place or decline to take part…

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Qualities to Look for in Rehabilitation for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 12, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021When women struggle with addiction, they need treatment that specifically addresses the trauma, mental health concerns, and other underlying factors that may have caused it. Unfortunately, many treatment centers today offer a cookie-cutter approach that treats every…

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How Long Does Heroin Withdrawal Last?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 4, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021Heroin addiction is a major problem in the United States. To make matters worse, few people seek the help that they need to manage it, especially women. Why don’t people seek treatment for heroin addiction? One reason…

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What to Expect From EMDR Therapy: Benefits and Side Effects

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 1, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021In order to find out what to expect from EMDR therapy, it is important to know how it works. Therapists use this therapy to help patients with mental distress. It is commonly recommended for those who have…

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Tips for Having a Sober Summer Vacation

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Everyone looks forward to summer. After all, it’s vacation time. Whether hitting the road or staying close to home, we all need to unwind and spend some quality time with those whose company we enjoy. However, for…

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3 Benefits of Attending an Inpatient Depression Treatment Center

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 23, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Depression can wear you down and completely alter your life. But, unfortunately, it’s relatively common for people not to get the treatment they need. So how can you know if your depression is bad enough to warrant…

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Are You a Candidate for EMDR Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 20, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment for people trying to recover from the trauma associated with distressing life experiences. EMDR therapy has been effective in helping the mind recover from psychological trauma,…