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Are Video Games Really Addictive?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 7, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022While the American Medical Association has yet to identify gaming addiction as a diagnosable disorder, compulsive video game use has become a widespread epidemic. Stories abound on the web of gamers who have become obsessed,…

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Benefits of Fitness Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: February 25, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022There are many types of therapy for addiction recovery. Finding the right treatment style for you or someone you love can be overwhelming. Often, a combination of multiple therapies is highly effective. Traditional therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy…

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How Holistic Healing Can Change Your Life

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 11, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021If you’re a young adult seeking treatment for an addiction or mental health issue, you may feel at a loss. While there are so many options for treatment to choose from, they can often feel stale,…

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Mantras For Addiction Recovery

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 5, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021While the word mantra originated as a Hindu “sacred utterance,” people use mantras every day to guide their efforts at home, at work, and at school. The popular culture definition of mantra has evolved to mean…

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How Holistic Healing in NC Is Different from Other Treatment

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 15, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021What do you picture when we say holistic healing is addiction treatment? Did you think of a professional helping clients take care of their mental, physical, and spiritual health? If so, you’d be correct. Holistic healing differs from other addiction treatment…

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How to Deal With Grief and Addiction

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 17, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021The 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…

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Holistic Healing Resources near Oak Ridge, NC

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 30, 2021Updated: November 22, 2021When a man has an addiction to alcohol or drugs, it impacts his mind, body, and soul. Unfortunately, some addiction treatment programs only work on healing the physical aspects of recovery, leaving many people at a loss when it comes time…

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3 Holistic Differences a North Carolina Rehab Can Make

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 27, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021If you or someone you care about is suffering from an issue that requires rehabilitation, knowing the different services provided is necessary to help with recovery efforts. Many find that holistic measures work well as a form of treatment for a…

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What Is Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 19, 2019Updated: July 7, 2021A few different types of cognitive therapy can aid people who struggle with addiction. However, one type that doesn’t get a lot of attention is mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT). What is MBCT, and how can it help those who struggle…

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What Is Holistic Therapy?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 18, 2019Updated: October 8, 2021When people seek rehab for addiction, most of them look for traditional programs. However, there’s more to rehab than just traditional services. In fact, alternative treatment methods are among the most popular in the country. Despite that, not everyone understands what…