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Unique Challenges Women Face in Sobriety

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 31, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Recovery can be difficult for anyone, but women often face unique challenges that their male counterparts may not. Past trauma, motherhood, issues in the workplace—while these challenges are not exclusive to women, they can be especially difficult…

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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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5 Benefits of Choosing an Exclusively Women’s Rehab

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 1, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Overcoming a substance use disorder isn’t the same for everyone; in fact, every person in recovery has their own story, with their nuances. Everyone is different, and every single factor in your life makes your recovery process…

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Symptoms and Signs of Women’s Anxiety

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Anxiety disorders affect millions of women around the country in multiple ways. The most common type of anxiety disorder is generalized anxiety. This can range from mild to severe in symptomatology. Women’s anxiety is defined by a…

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The Most Common Types of Women’s Mental Health Issues

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 22, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Mental health issues can affect anyone regardless of age, background, or economic standing. However, the type of mental health issues that commonly apply to men versus women is different. Acknowledging women’s mental health as separate from men’s…

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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 Women Can Cope with a Dual Diagnosis

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 29, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Women across the United States struggle with mental health and addiction. Social pressure, unprocessed trauma, and life changes can lead many women to turn to substance use. Studies now show that at least half of women living…

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Women and Alcohol Abuse

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 8, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Addiction affects men and women around the country every day. During Alcohol Awareness Month, it’s essential to recognize, de-stigmatize, and treat alcohol abuse. Alcohol addiction may seem less severe than other addictions because alcohol is legal. Unfortunately,…

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 1, 2022Updated: April 27, 2022Throughout the year, we recognize many vital causes. Addiction is one of those, and Alcohol Awareness Month is designed to shed light on the severe consequences of alcohol abuse. The month also strives to help with alcohol…