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Addiction In Males: Risks, Treatment, and Recovery

While addiction is an issue that affects just about every imaginable demographic group, research has shown that there are stark differences in the respective addiction experiences of men and women. Addiction experts have pointed out that from a societal standpoint, boys and men have historically been rewarded for behaviors like risk-taking, competitiveness, and impulsiveness. In…

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Nutrition and Addiction: Caring For Your Body During Rehab

Substance addiction can damage both the mind and body. Intensive outpatient and residential addiction treatment programs clients heal physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Detoxification and cognitive-behavior therapy help purge the body of substances and the mind of negative thoughts that cause destruction. As you’re “unloading” what’s weighing you down, you’ll also need to think about replenishing…

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Specialized Addiction Recovery For Young Women

While men are more likely than women to become chemically dependent, women face unique challenges throughout their addiction and recovery. Biological, emotional, relational, and societal factors differ between the genders, so it’s important that addiction specialists understand the unique needs of female clients and gear recovery programs to meet those needs. To learn more about…

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Nutrition & Exercise In Recovery

By the time an individual enters an addiction treatment facility, their addictions have likely taken a toll on their overall health. A large percentage of addicts are malnourished, and haven’t been getting proper nutrition in their bodies for some time. Many alcoholics get a large portion of their daily caloric intake from alcohol, which contains…

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Improved Chances Of Employment For Women Who Receive Gender-Specific Substance Abuse Treatment

The importance of gender-specific substance abuse treatment programs is widely recognized within the young adult recovery community. Young women, certainly, stand to benefit from a program that is centered around their unique requirements in early recovery. Now, research has been conducted revealing that women receiving treatment in gender-specific programs are more likely to be employed…

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Red Oak Recovery® Set To Open Women’s Program August 15, 2014

Red Oak Recovery®, a leading young adult drug and alcohol treatment center, is pleased to announce the opening of its womens substance abuse and co-occurring treatment program on August 15, 2014. This clinically sophisticated program and trauma-informed care is designed to support young adult women ages 18-30 in healing emotionally, spiritually, and physically. According to…

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Red Oak Recovery®, One Of The Leading Addiction Rehab Centers In North Carolina

It can be an immense source of worry if there is a young adult in your life who is struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues. In such a circumstance, you may have started looking up addiction rehab centers in North Carolina, in the hope of finding one that uses research-supported clinical methodologies…

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Press Release: Red Oak Recovery® Set To Open April 16, 2014

Substance Abuse Treatment program will target young adults’ “developmental sweet spot.” Leicester, North Carolina, March 31st, 2014:  Red Oak Recovery®, an adventure-based drug and alcohol treatment program located in the Smokey Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina will begin accepting clients on April 16th 2014. The program, founded by treatment industry veterans Jack Kline and Mark Oerther,…