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What Are the Signs of Self-Harm?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 16, 2022Updated: October 26, 2022Self-harm is not always easy to detect, as people may go to great lengths to hide their actions. Girls and young women are particularly susceptible to self-harm, as statistics show that 80-90% of those who self-harm are…

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What to Do if Someone You Love Self-Harms

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 18, 2022Updated: October 4, 2022When someone you love self-harms, it can be tough to know how to help. Often self-harm is a sign of a deeper underlying mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, or an eating disorder. If you’re concerned…

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Most Effective Treatment Programs for Anxiety and Depression

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 30, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022Millions of people deal with the effects of anxiety and depression every day. Unfortunately, although there are many programs for depression and anxiety, many of these people put off seeking help and use drugs or alcohol to…

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Symptoms and Signs of Trauma in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 29, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns are often rooted in trauma. Trauma is a response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event that shatters your sense of security. Women are more likely to experience certain…

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5 Natural Anxiety Relief Treatments for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 8, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022When anxiety has a tight grip on your life, you may find yourself thinking in ways that cause you unnecessary and sometimes overwhelming mental strain. A certain level of anxiety is expected in most people, and it…

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Types of Addiction Therapy Programs for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 11, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Men and women experience life differently. This recognition naturally extends to addiction and how it should be treated. However, mixed-gender addiction treatment remains the norm for most addiction treatment providers. At the same time, a growing number…

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How to Support Someone Going Through EMDR

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 15, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Supporting loved ones during therapy isn’t always easy. Whether someone is struggling with stress, mood disorders, substance abuse, or trauma, knowing how to be there for someone can be difficult. One…

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3 Benefits of Group Therapy Activities

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 16, 2022Updated: May 24, 2022Being part of a group can offer additional emotional support and positivity that individual therapy techniques can sometimes struggle to capture. This is the main reason why group therapy activities are commonly prescribed aspects of a well-rounded…

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Family Therapy Activities for You and Your Family

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 13, 2022Updated: May 24, 2022The family is the foundation of a support network for people around the world. This is why family therapy can be so beneficial for families where one or more individuals are using drugs and alcohol. They need…