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3 Common Myths About Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 26, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021Getting someone with an addiction to face up to their problem can be a challenge. You may also believe in addiction myths that could undermine your efforts to help. It’s vital that you and your loved one get past these…

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3 Dangers of Drinking Alcohol and Exercise

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 22, 2020Updated: June 14, 2021While drinking alcohol and exercising doesn’t seem to be two things that go together, a surprising number of people consume alcohol before or after a workout. Many bars have happy hours that coincide with the time most people finish up…

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3 Tips on Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 20, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021Once you’ve put in the work of completing rehabilitation therapy to overcome your addiction, you don’t want to put your sobriety in jeopardy. Navigating a holiday like Thanksgiving without your substance of choice can be a tricky proposition. That’s why…

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How Exercise Can Help With Stress Management

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 12, 2020Updated: January 14, 2021If you’ve ever found yourself tempted to succumb to a road rage moment or found yourself overeating after a long day at work, you could be suffering from the effects of too much stress. It affects everyone in different ways,…

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5 Daily Relapse Prevention Techniques

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 10, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021Gaining control of a substance use disorder represents a tremendous step in the recovery process. It takes time and constant practice of relapse prevention techniques to keep your addictive behaviors under control. Relapse is a common occurrence among recovering addicts…

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3 Common Misconceptions About Addiction Treatment

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 8, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021One of the reasons you or a loved one might hesitate to enter rehab is because of common addiction treatment misconceptions. People’s tendency to fear the unknown combined with resistance to seeking help makes it easy to believe in falsehoods…

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5 Ways Nature Can Impact Your Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 24, 2020Updated: May 5, 2022Nature makes a positive impact on many people, including those who are currently trying to treat themselves for addiction. How exactly does this happen, though? Does being out in the wilderness or an outdoor setting really make a difference? Red…

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The Advantages of Heading Out of State for Addiction Treatment

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 20, 2020Updated: November 22, 2021If someone you care for is suffering from an addiction, it is likely you have offered support in an attempt to stop them from this destructive behavior. One way to get back on the right track is to have your loved…