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4 Mental Health Resolutions for the New Year

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: December 29, 2021Updated: December 29, 2021Have you made your New Year’s resolutions? Why not make good mental health practices top on your list? By actively working to improve your mood and care for your mental health, you can bring…

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3 Benefits of Attending an Inpatient Depression Treatment Center

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 23, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Depression can wear you down and completely alter your life. But, unfortunately, it’s relatively common for people not to get the treatment they need. So how can you know if your depression is bad enough to warrant…

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3 Benefits of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 15, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021One of the overlooked aspects of addiction recovery is the increased mental health aspects. Meditation therapy is one of the most utilized but least understood tools available. How it works is less important than the fact that…

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3 Ways to Develop Effective Coping Skills

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2021Updated: May 13, 2021Drug and alcohol addiction causes damage to many aspects of life. It creates turmoil in relationships and makes it hard to do things once loved. That’s why it is so important to develop coping skills for addiction…

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Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 1, 2021Updated: June 11, 2021Each May, those that struggle with mental health issues and their loved ones hope to bring awareness to mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month. Whether they have just finished at a dual diagnosis treatment center or…

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Getting Treatment for Anxiety and Substance Use

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 25, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Just like the chicken and the egg, the conversation about whether anxiety or substance use comes first is ongoing. No one can say whether anxiety leads to substance use or whether substance use furthers a person’s anxiety,…

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Getting Treatment for PTSD and Substance Use

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 20, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021There are many reasons why a person might choose to use drugs or alcohol. People often turn to them for social occasions, pain relief, experimentation, rebellion, boredom, or self-medication. In any one of these situations, it can…

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Common Signs Women Are Experiencing PTSD

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 25, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021While trauma can happen to anyone, women may experience different types of trauma than men. Additionally, women who experience trauma have a greater chance than men of developing PTSD. Getting help for women showing signs of PTSD…

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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…