Red Oak Recovery® Completes Sixth Year of Long-Term Dual Diagnosis Research Study

Red Oak Recovery® and The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® have completed their sixth year of partnership with the Center for Research, Assessment, and Treatment Efficacy (CReATE; Asheville, NC) and the Arkansas Interdisciplinary Sciences Laboratory (University of Arkansas) in collaboration on an all-inclusive dual diagnosis outcome study. This research study investigated the effectiveness of the…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis?

At Red Oak Recovery, we recognize that drug and alcohol addiction often co-occur with mental health conditions. In fact, research shows that millions of people suffer from both conditions simultaneously. If you’re battling addiction and mental health issues, then it is imperative to seek the best possible treatment. Several drug rehab programs help people overcome…

sober holidays can be difficult to navigate

Staying Sober on Cinco de Mayo

For those in recovery, Cinco de Mayo can prove a challenge. This holiday celebrates a historic victory by the Mexican army over the French in 1862. Although Mexico eventually lost the war, people still observe May 5th with celebrations that often involve alcohol. The staff at Red Oak Recovery has put together a few tips…

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Holistic Healing Resources near Oak Ridge, NC

When a man has an addiction to alcohol or drugs, it impacts his mind, body, and soul. Unfortunately, some addiction treatment programs only work on healing the physical aspects of recovery, leaving many people at a loss when it comes time to deal with the injuries to their minds and spirits. Fortunately, at the addiction…

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Bipolar Disorder and Addiction Treatment

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health disorder that involves intense mood swings between extreme highs and severe lows. Many people with this disorder struggle with symptoms daily if they don’t receive treatment. Sometimes, that leads to substance use as a way to control their symptoms. Yet, alcohol and drug addiction coupled with mental health…

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What are Holistic Healing Services?

Addiction impacts many areas of a person’s life. That includes the mind, body, and soul and relationships, motivations, and hopes for the future. During addiction treatment, the focus is on treating the mental and physical symptoms of addiction and the whole body. That is where holistic healing comes into play. We offer a variety of…

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The Troubling Signs of Cocaine Addiction

The use of cocaine can create addiction and dependence. This highly addictive and illicit drug causes mental, physical, and emotional damage impacting nearly every facet of a person’s life. Once dependence forms, a person may be unable to stop using cocaine on their own without help. Recognizing the signs of cocaine addiction early can help…