a young man turns to harder drugs after exposure to gateway drugs like cigarettes

The Most Dangerous Gateway Drugs

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By Sharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 3, 2023Updated: January 19, 2023Young adults experiment with drug use every day. For some, this can be a way to exercise control over their lives and bodies, while for other people, it can be a way to connect…

a young man deals with the negative side effects of cocaine withdrawal and considers reaching out for help

What Are Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 5, 2022Updated: December 22, 2022Cocaine withdrawal is one of the main reasons people don’t seek the help that they need for addiction. They’re afraid of the symptoms and how they’ll feel, and rightfully so. With that said, all proper rehab treatment starts with detox.…

Men discussing men's drug addiction treatment in essex nj

Treatment Options You Won’t Find at a Men’s Drug Rehab Program in Essex, NJ

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 18, 2022Updated: October 31, 2022Sometimes seeking out treatment close to home isn’t the ideal solution. If you are considering a men’s drug rehab program in Essex, NJ, you should really contemplate looking outside of your local area for treatment options. While New Jersey offers…

Man educating son about dangers of thc edibles

Are THC Edibles Dangerous?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 17, 2022Updated: October 27, 2022THC edibles are often sweet treats that contain some cannabis product in them. THC edibles typically contain the psychoactive component of marijuana. This type of product can make a person high. CBD edibles, another popular edible, do not have THC…

a parent comforts a teen on their bed after discussing an adolescent treatment center in baltimore md

How an Adolescent Treatment Center in Baltimore, MD Compares to NC

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 3, 2022Updated: October 3, 2022Welcome to Red Oak Recovery®, a leading adolescent treatment center in North Carolina. Our unique approach to addiction recovery is based on the latest research and proven methods for helping adolescents overcome addiction and build a foundation for a healthy,…

Smiling teen sobriety

How to Help Your Teen Through Sobriety

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 9, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022As a parent, seeing your child struggling with addiction can be difficult. You may feel helpless and alone, but there are ways you can help your teen through sobriety. The most important thing you can do is to be there…

Men seek drug addiction treatment alternatives in Richmond Va

Alternatives to Men’s Drug Addiction Treatment in Richmond, VA

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 30, 2022Updated: August 30, 2022The pain of addiction destroys health, families, and happiness. No place is immune to addiction, including Richmond, VA. The state is also, like much of the country, struggling with the effects of the opioid epidemic. In fact, an average of…

a man covers his face as he considers different types of drug addiction

The Different Types of Drug Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 22, 2022Updated: July 29, 2022Not all addictions look alike. This is partly because addictions range in severity. Another reason is that different drugs have features that are present in various ways. Perhaps most of all, drug addiction varies based on physical, behavioral, and psychological…