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How to Balance Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 18, 2021Updated: March 5, 2021While it’s true that chaos is a side effect of drug and alcohol addiction, you can find relief in a nearby outpatient addiction treatment program. Outpatient care will help you get your life back in order without…

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3 Common Topics in Women’s Mental Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 13, 2021Updated: March 5, 2021Both men and women struggle with mental health issues, but some disorders are more common in females. In general, these include depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. If you’re a young woman between the ages of 18 and…

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Could You Benefit from Gender-Specific Treatment?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 10, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Are you familiar with the term “gender-specific treatment?” It’s a term you may hear mentioned often in the recovery world. Generally, it describes drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs that treat men and women separately. Treatment that…

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3 Ways to Manage Emotions in Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 30, 2020Updated: January 12, 2021Addiction recovery can be a long and sometimes painful journey. It can be challenging to overcome physical and psychological dependence on drugs or alcohol. During the process of recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, your emotions may…

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The Dangers of the Benzo Shortage

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 21, 2020Updated: January 13, 2021Benzodiazepine, or benzos, is a sedative type that many people rely on to manage mental health symptoms. It is not entirely healthy or safe for its users as it is also associated with dependence. But, a benzo…

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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 10, 2020Updated: November 24, 2020Depression is a significant health condition everyone should try to understand. But despite its common occurrence, many people still aren’t fully aware of its symptoms and effects on one’s mental health. It’s important that we address these…

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How to Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 8, 2020Updated: June 11, 2021Lasting recovery is a lifetime process. Even after receiving treatment, full sobriety is never guaranteed, as relapse triggers can arise when least expected. So, there are measures you can take to prevent these cravings from recurring. Prepare…

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5 Causes of Substance Abuse in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 1, 2020Updated: October 14, 2020People say that everything has a reason. Finding and addressing the cause of your substance use may be beneficial. After all, addressing the root causes of substance abuse is vital if you are to achieve a long-term…

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If Social Media and Anxiety Rule Your Life, Help Is Here

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 30, 2020Updated: July 14, 2020Using social media is almost essential to function in today’s world. For many people, it’s a way to keep their jobs and maintain relationships. Even when you’d rather not interact with others, there’s intense pressure to stay…