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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 26, 2019Updated: November 8, 2021Thanks to technology, the medical industry has been able to create psychotropic drugs. However, these drugs come with severe side effects. On the one hand, these drugs are essential. On the other hand, the side effects can…

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Am I An Alcoholic?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 22, 2019Updated: November 28, 2019Am I an alcoholic? You may find yourself asking that if you drink too often or too much in a single setting frequently. If you have concerns about your drinking patterns or get in trouble due to…

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What Is Rehab Like for Women?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 19, 2019Updated: November 28, 2019Are you a woman struggling with substance or alcohol abuse and looking to enter rehab? The recovery process may seem impossible, and you may be wondering, “what is rehab like for women?” The Willows at Red Oak…

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How to Stop Drinking

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 11, 2019Updated: March 19, 2020Alcoholism is a disease as old as alcohol itself, affecting millions of Americans each year. As alcohol abuse progresses, it becomes life-threatening. If you’re a woman struggling with alcohol abuse and want to know how to stop…

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Psychological Dependence and Drugs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 7, 2019Updated: April 2, 2020Have you been using drugs to get away from your problems? Maybe you suffered physical or emotional trauma, or you have an eating disorder. Over time, you have become dependent on drugs and have developed a psychological…

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Stages of Addiction and Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 4, 2019Updated: March 19, 2020Addiction is a disease that negatively impacts millions of families and individuals alike daily. Approximately 21 million Americans admit to having at least one addiction. Knowing how to cope with and face addiction with proper resources is…

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The Top Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 28, 2019Updated: November 4, 2019Many people resort to using synthetic drugs for recreational use, which can lead to addictions and dependency. Synthetic drugs are created in labs and can have a unique effect on the brain and behavior. If you or…

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How to Help Your Mental Health for World Mental Health Day

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 7, 2019Updated: November 4, 2019Every year, on October 10, World Mental Health Day helps bring awareness to mental illnesses and helps people recognize warning signs in themselves and in others. Mental illnesses affect 1 in 5 Americans every year, and there…

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Codeine Addiction Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 3, 2019Updated: March 3, 2022When it comes to controlling a cough, nothing works like prescription cough syrup. However, it also numbs pain thanks to the codeine that the medication contains. Although codeine is effective, it can also lead to addiction. Once…