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Recognizing Signs of Benzo Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 15, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Benzodiazepines are a type of prescription drug used to treat sleeping disorders and anxiety. They can also create a high, which is why some people abuse them. These drugs typically work to calm a person, but these drugs can be…

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Help for Alcohol Addiction on National Screening Day

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 11, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021National Alcohol Screening Day is April 11, 2021. It is a day to bring awareness and help men and women struggling with alcohol addiction and dependence to get help. There is no doubt that those with addiction need help, but…

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Developing a Treatment Plan for Recovery Success

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 8, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Drug and alcohol addiction changes many facets of a person’s life. That’s why treatment needs to embrace a wide range of needs to create a clear path forward. Most people work closely with their addiction counselors and therapists to develop…

Opioid Overdose Epidemic In Tenneessee

Tennessee Opioid Epidemic

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 26, 2021Updated: July 7, 2021Opioid overdose numbers in Tennessee can be shocking. The number of people who engage in drug abuse and suffer a drug overdose has come down somewhat in the last few years, but far too many people are still dying from…

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The Benefits of Individual Counseling

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 25, 2021Updated: May 7, 2021People with mental health disorders or addiction need a range of therapies to help them to find stability. One of the types of treatments most commonly used is individual counseling, a form in which a person works one-on-one with a…

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Learning The Stages of Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 11, 2021Updated: October 11, 2021How does drug addiction recovery begin? The process of recovery involves several steps or stages a person goes through until they are ready to commit to living a life of sobriety. Addiction does not happen quickly, and recovery takes time…

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Indicators of Drug Withdrawal

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 5, 2021Updated: October 11, 2021Drug withdrawal happens when a person has an addiction and dependence on a drug. That drug has altered the way the brain functions. Drug withdrawal symptoms can be so significant that they often lead to relapse. That doesn’t mean you…

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How Behavioral Therapy Can Help Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 1, 2021Updated: October 7, 2021Drug and alcohol addiction are behaviors. As such, behavioral therapy is typically one of the foundations of treatment for these conditions. Behavioral approaches are useful because they tell you how to change the thoughts and emotions that usually lead to…

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How Codependency and Addiction Connect

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 25, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021Codependency and addiction are sometimes considered to be two sides of the same coin. While each is a diagnosis in itself, both can stand alone, and treatment experts can address them independently. Addiction treatment centers that specialize in dual diagnosis can evaluate both…