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Depression in Men: A Pandemic of the Highest Order

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 27, 2021 Updated: September 27, 2021 As we come out of the coronavirus pandemic, there is another pandemic that is causing damage. However, unlike coronavirus, many people don’t recognize the danger. Depression is one of the leading mental health concerns in…

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Common PTSD Triggers

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 27, 2021 Updated: September 27, 2021 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that happens after a terrifying, traumatic event. Later, PTSD triggers can cause the individual to experience nightmares, flashbacks, and anxiety. Learning what triggers PTSD is necessary so that…

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Can Addiction Trigger Your PTSD?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 17, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 Most people are aware of the unnecessary hardships associated with untreated trauma. One unfortunate consequence of untreated trauma is the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD increases rates of addiction, incarceration, poverty, and unemployment.…

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3 Benefits of Nutritional Therapy for Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 19, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 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.…

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How to Deal With Grief and Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 17, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 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.…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 10, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 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…

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The Relationship Between Depression and Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 8, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 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…