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Benefits of Seeking Alcohol Rehab

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 1, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021If you or a loved one suspects there may be an issue with alcohol consumption, you begin to think about necessary steps to help the situation. If occasional drinking has progressed to alcoholism, enrolling in alcohol rehab is…

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How Alcohol Rehab Center in Tennessee Compares to North Carolina

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: October 25, 2021Updated: November 1, 2021If you reside in the Tennessee area and are searching for alcohol rehab treatment centers, you are likely to be looking at alcohol rehabs located in Tennessee. While this might seem like the most reasonable option,…

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When to Seek Out Medical Treatment for Alcoholism

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 3, 2021Updated: October 5, 2021Alcoholism, which the medical community may refer to as AUD (alcohol use disorder), is a chronic mental health condition. Alcoholism develops due to a complex interaction between an individual’s environmental, genetic, biological, and psychological factors. Years of unaddressed…

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Sober Activities on Memorial Day Weekend

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 31, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Memorial Day weekend is an excellent time for families and friends to get together and have a good time. For young adults with alcohol use disorders, sober activities are a great way to maintain sobriety without staying home alone. At Red…

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Help for Alcohol Addiction on National Screening Day

Added ByRed 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 many…

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Mental Illness and Addiction: Exploring the Connection

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 20, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021More and more experts are seeing a lot of overlap between the conditions. In fact, about 9.2 million people in the United States struggle with mental health and addiction, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Unfortunately, despite…

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What Is Alcohol Dementia?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 5, 2019Updated: May 7, 2021When someone drinks alcohol excessively, it can lead to issues like alcohol dementia. Over time, alcohol consumption can lead to mental and physical damage. Alcohol-induced dementia is a kind of cognitive decline that will eventually make normal life impossible. Once this…

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The Connection Between Peer Pressure and Underage Drinking

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 31, 2019Updated: May 7, 2021Peer pressure and underage drinking are extremely common problems, but they can also be extremely dangerous. Someone who starts drinking at a young age is more likely to suffer from alcoholism or drug abuse later in life. In addition, drinking can…

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My Husband Is an Alcoholic

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 15, 2019Updated: March 19, 2019Saying “my husband is an alcoholic” can be incredibly difficult, whether you say it to another person or you only admit it to yourself. After all, this is the man you promised to love in sickness and in health. You’ve pictured…

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Is Alcohol a Drug?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 23, 2017Updated: March 5, 2021To answer the question “is alcohol a drug?” we first have to define what a drug is. A drug is any substance that has physiological effects on the body. By that definition, alcohol is definitely a drug. Although it is legal…