a pair benefits from nutritional therapy for addiction

3 Benefits of Nutritional Therapy for Addiction

While recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, one may overlook the importance of diet. Over time, drug and alcohol addiction can be rough on your mind and body, leading to a multitude of health problems. Nutritional therapy can help you heal from the damage that alcohol or drug use has done. At Red Oak Recovery,…

a man deals with his grief and addiction

How to Deal With Grief and Addiction

The majority of Americans experience a major loss in any given year, with some experiencing complicated grief, a more intense form of grief that leaves them feeling hopeless and at high risk for substance use. Sadly, many of these people do not receive the grief counseling they so desperately need. At Red Oak Recovery, we…

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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…

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The Relationship Between Depression and Addiction

The link between depression and addiction is strong. Together, they create a vicious cycle that’s extremely difficult to break free from. Understanding the relationship between them shows us why co-occurring disorder treatment is so important in drug rehab programs. At Red Oak Recovery, we’re committed to helping young adult men overcome their depression and addiction.…

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3 Signs of Seasonal Depression

If you find yourself getting blue when the seasons change, there are many others in the same boat. Seasonal depression can complicate your recovery if you haven’t developed the tools to take your thoughts and emotions into your own hands. Learn to recognize the signs of seasonal depression and learn about our depression treatment center at Red…

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Breaking the Current Stigma Surrounding Men’s Mental Health

Men have feelings and emotions just as women do, but often society frowns upon men who openly show them. Generally, there’s a stigma surrounding men’s mental health. Our society seems to indicate that men should always be brave and fearless, bold, and unemotional. Sadly, this isn’t healthy for anyone. Emotional expression is healthy while holding…

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How Grief and COVID-19 Are Connected

The coronavirus pandemic has created intense situations that lead to trauma. Even if you thought you were healthy, strong, and completely capable of functioning at the highest level before COVID-19, you might now feel overwhelmed. There are multiple types of grief possible here. Dealing with this is essential, but not easy. It is quite common…