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What Needs To Be Understood About Drug Abuse And Addiction

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 9, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022If practical, sustained recovery from drug abuse is to be achieved, it will help the addicted young adult and their parents to develop a better understanding of the nature of addiction, including clearing up some…

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Is Your Family History A Guide To Treatment?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 18, 2015Updated: May 7, 2021One size does not fit all when it comes to alcohol and addiction treatment. You are an individual, and the treatment model that works for you will be based on your unique characteristics and experiences. Addiction counselors and clinicians are learning;…

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The Advantages Of Sober Living After Treatment

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 8, 2015Updated: May 7, 2021For many recovering addicts, and particularly for young people, the transition back home from a treatment facility can be a very challenging time. Experts note that most relapses occur within the first 90 days of the recovery period, with the home…

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Pill Popping & Prescription Drug Abuse

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 26, 2015Updated: June 28, 2019The 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…

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Secrets Keep You Sick

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 1, 2015Updated: May 7, 2021Living a Secret Life as an AddictIs your substance use making you ashamed of who you are? Are you living a secret life that not even your closest friends and family know about? As a young adult, you may feel trapped…

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Marijuana Use May Have Impact On Offspring’s Heroin Susceptibility

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 6, 2015Updated: June 20, 2018The list of reasons for young adults addicted to marijuana to seek suitable experiential therapy in North Carolina is doubtless a long one, but an addition to that list could be the potential for offspring to have a heightened risk of…

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Stages Of Effective Young Adult Addiction Treatment Intervention

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 27, 2014Updated: May 7, 2021As much as we want to help the young adult in our life to overcome their substance use issues, our eagerness to do so may merely result in us enabling their habit. One of the most important first stages of interventions…