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Three Benefits of Women’s Trauma Therapy

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 10, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Too often, women may experience trauma and not get appropriate treatment for it. In such instances, those women may turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with the traumatizing event’s effects. However, because these issues have such…

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 8, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Every year, International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements around the world. Sadly, in many areas of life and locations, women don’t have equal footing with men. Therefore, this day also helps to promote recognition of this disparity…

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What Is Rational Emotive Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 5, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Rational emotive therapy, or rational emotive-behavioral therapy (REBT), is a type of cognitive therapy that focuses on what clients think. This form of psychotherapy has many applications, including situations where individuals want to change unwelcome thinking and…

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Recognizing Anxiety in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 1, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Usually, stress creates a fear response that generally ends after the situation returns to normal. However, many women have chronic anxiety that makes them feel this stress response during a significant portion of the day. For those…

Awareness of Eating Disorders In Women

Support National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 19, 2021Updated: March 29, 2021Eating disorders are complicated mental health conditions that cause individuals to form unhealthy eating habits. Someone who develops an eating disorder may start off wanting to lose weight or eat healthier. Many obsess over the way their…

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4 Year Anniversary Celebration for The Willows at Red Oak Recovery®

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 18, 2021Updated: February 18, 2021The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® is excited to announce that their clinically dynamic, trauma intensive substance abuse and mental health treatment program for young adult women, ages 18-35, is celebrating their four-year anniversary this month.Their intimate,…

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How Addiction Impacts Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 17, 2021Updated: June 11, 2021Addiction brings unique challenges for women. If they have a problem with alcohol, they leave themselves more vulnerable to abuse by others. Women tend to become intoxicated faster because they absorb alcohol at a quicker rate than…

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The Realities of Opioid Use in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 10, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022The United States continues to battle the fallout from the opioid health crisis that first emerged in the early 90s. It started when pharmaceutical companies began focusing more on eliminating pain versus managing it safely. Women ended…

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5 Tips for Choosing a Rehab Program

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 5, 2021Updated: March 29, 2021The decision to enter a rehab program for a substance use disorder can be overwhelming. It’s one thing to admit that you have a problem. How do you go about making sure you pick the right place…

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4 Signs of Low Self-Esteem

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 20, 2021Updated: March 5, 2021When you suffer from low self-esteem, everyone else’s comfort feels more important than your own. As a result, it is tough to do simple tasks such as setting healthy boundaries and declining things you don’t want to…