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Finding Wilderness Therapy for Addiction in NC

Recovery doesn’t have to be boring. With the wilderness therapy program offered here at Red Oak Recovery, recovery is possible, making addiction treatment engaging and enjoyable for clients. The goal of wilderness therapy is to allow our clients to connect with the environment in a positive way. This promotes physical and mental health growth and…

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Best Wilderness Therapy Programs for Young Adults

Overcoming addiction takes more than just evidence-based treatment. Sometimes people need programs that heal their minds, bodies, and spirits. That’s what wilderness therapy programs provide. With that said, what are wilderness therapy programs for young adults? At Red Oak Recovery, we are proud to offer a range of holistic and evidence-based treatment options. Our wilderness…

Extensive Clinical Services Combined with Adventure-Based Therapy: The Best of Both Worlds

Adventure-based therapy can be a powerful treatment approach for those struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, substance use, and other issues that teens and young adults may face. This type of in-the-moment processing allows for clients to be continuously assessed and intervened upon when appropriate. By participating in structured activities that involve direct hands…

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3 Benefits of Adventure Therapy

Adventure therapy may sound like something you’d encounter during a vacation to a national park. If you’re picturing a horseback ride into the Grand Canyon, you’re a little off-course, although you’re heading in the right direction. Adventure therapy does include exploration and exhilarating fun, but it happens on-site at a drug and alcohol addiction treatment…

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The Benefits of Hiking Therapy

When people think about some of the best therapy options for addiction, they don’t typically think about hiking therapy. However, hiking is an essential holistic treatment option for those who abuse drugs. The real question is how hiking helps. Better yet, how can wilderness therapy programs help with preventing relapse? What Is Hiking Therapy? As…

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How to Have Fun in Sobriety

After going through drug rehab, there are a number of ways to learn how to have fun in sobriety. No one needs alcohol or drugs to enjoy life. In reality, there are plenty of fun alternatives that individuals can try out instead. How to Have Fun in Sobriety Over time, people start to connect drinking…

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The Benefits of Rehab Centers in North Carolina

Deciding you need drug rehab is a daunting task. Therefore, you might choose a facility close to home. However, doing so might not be the best option. Rehab centers in North Carolina help you escape the daily grind and temptations that often cause relapse. Evidence-Based Treatments When you’re looking for an addiction recovery program, you…

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Therapeutic Recreation and Pain Relief

North Carolina is one of the many US states struggling with an opioid epidemic. Individuals in recovery may experience pain while working toward sobriety. Thankfully, rehabilitation facilities are beginning to use therapeutic recreation to combat pain. Understanding how it works may ease your addiction treatment apprehensions, especially if you regularly deal with chronic pain. What is…

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Pill Popping & Prescription Drug Abuse

The statistics are staggering. At just five percent of the world’s population, the U.S. consumed 75% of the world’s prescription drugs in 2010. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 54.2% of people taking prescription drugs got them from a friend or relative—not their physician. And 62% of teens surveyed said that they take…