a man contemplates the differed types of addictions

Common Types of Addiction

When most people think about the different types of addiction, they usually imagine substance use disorders. Often, people forget about addictions to gambling, shopping, online activities, and other behavioral addictions. Other than substance use, individuals can also develop an addiction to these kinds of behaviors. At Red Oak Recovery, we’re committed to providing addiction treatment…

a man refuses to look at his smartphone in an attempt to reduce smartphone use

Do You Need to Reduce Your Smartphone Use?

When do you know it’s time to reduce your smartphone use? Your smartphone may be causing personal, social, and workplace problems – and females are even more susceptible to smartphone addiction, according to a small study by researchers from the Binghamton University-State University of New York. Participants were placed into one of the following types: Thoughtful…