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North Carolina Drug Rehab Centers for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 14, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021If you or your loved one is struggling with the challenges associated with addiction, please know that you are not alone and help is available. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® offers women’s drug…

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Women’s Substance Use Disorder Treatments

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 2, 2021Updated: October 15, 2021Women tend to be less likely to seek help for their substance abuse disorders. Our society often puts women in situations where they cannot prioritize their physical and mental health. Addiction is not the…

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Signs You Are Addicted to Painkillers

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 2, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021Doctor-prescribed painkillers are an effective tool in treating short-term pain and discomfort associated with many conditions. But when used for more than the recommended time, they can begin to take over the user’s ability to manage pain…

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Commonly Addictive Opioids

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 10, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Opioid use has become an epidemic in America. Millions of Americans abuse prescription opioids and substances like heroin each year. Thousands of people die each year from opioid overdoses, which comprise almost half of the drug overdoses…

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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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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 Willows at Red Oak Recovery Celebrates Four Years

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 23, 2020Updated: October 23, 2020The 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…

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Gender and Addiction: Important Differences It Helps to Know

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 20, 2020Updated: June 1, 2020Gender and addiction impact each other in many ways that are sometimes subtle. There are major differences in how men and women become addicted to substances and respond to treatment. The reasons for those differences can be…