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Try These Simple Tips for Relapse Prevention

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: February 1, 2022Updated: February 18, 2022Overcoming an addiction is a tremendous feat. For many, it requires consistent and persistent maintenance to prevent the risk of resuming the use of drugs or alcohol. Whether you are searching for…

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Addiction Support Groups for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 6, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Support groups for women in rehab can be very beneficial in relapse prevention. All too often, women struggling with substance abuse feel alone. They may have delayed getting treatment for a number of reasons that other women…

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4 Ways to Have a Sober Thanksgiving

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 25, 2020Updated: June 11, 2021Thanksgiving is a merry holiday meant for everyone to enjoy. It’s a time of the year when drinks and buffets are waiting on the table. Generally, it is a holiday most people can’t wait to celebrate. However,…

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How to Have a Sober Halloween

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 30, 2020Updated: November 24, 2020Halloween celebrations usually tend to end in parties. Whether it’s a get together with your family or friends, or an office party, alcohol will likely be part of the event. If you’re trying to stay sober on…

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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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Identify and Treat Your Common Triggers In Addiction

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 3, 2020Updated: June 11, 2021There is a lot of misunderstanding surrounding drug and alcohol addiction. Many people believe that addicts choose to abuse substances as a part of their lifestyles. Others believe that it’s easy to quit drinking or using drugs.…

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Valuable Tips for Relapse Prevention

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 24, 2020Updated: June 1, 2020The process for substance abuse recovery involves a never-ending journey. Even when you wish to remain sober, lingering aspects of physical and psychological dependency remain. People in recovery find themselves at risk of relapsing. Some people do…

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How to Practice Patience in Any Situation to Maintain Sobriety

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 20, 2020Updated: January 13, 2020Part of your North Carolina relapse prevention plan should include learning how to practice patience as well as attending women’s addiction treatment programs and developing coping skills in Asheville. If you struggle with patience, The Willows at…