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5 Common Dual Diagnoses

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 2, 2022 Updated: May 10, 2022 It’s not uncommon for people to suffer from both a mental illness and a substance abuse problem. It’s essential to be aware of the possibility of a dual diagnosis and seek professional help. Red Oak…

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Wilderness Therapy Spring Activities

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 22, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Spring is the best time of year to get outside. For those living with mood disorders or working through addiction recovery, wilderness therapy activities can be a great way to reconnect with nature and strengthen…

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3 Stress Coping Skills for Males

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 21, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Addiction recovery can be stressful. Unfortunately, many men lack the sober support systems they need during recovery. Many also suffer from co-occurring disorders like anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. Stress and anxiety are common for…

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Recognizing World Bipolar Day in March

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Sharon Findlay Sharon Findlay read more Published: March 15, 2022 Updated: April 7, 2022 Bipolar disorder affects people around the world every day. Unfortunately, mental health stigmas can make it hard for people to understand, diagnose, and treat their bipolar disorder.…

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Is Bipolar Disorder Prevalent in Men?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Meg Nygren, MSML, CAI-II, CTP-I – Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Meg Nygren, MSML, CAI-II, CTP-I – Vice President of Strategic Initiatives read more Published: March 13, 2022 Updated: April 7, 2022 Bipolar is one of several mood disorders that affect…

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How to Overcome Your PTSD Triggers

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Sharon Findlay Sharon Findlay read more Published: February 23, 2022 Updated: February 2, 2022 Post-traumatic stress disorder affects people from all walks of life. Sadly, today PTSD is increasingly common. Experts no longer believe that this syndrome only affects veterans in…

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Show Support During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Meg Nygren, MSML, CAI-II, CTP-I – Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Meg Nygren, MSML, CAI-II, CTP-I – Vice President of Strategic Initiatives read more Published: February 21, 2022 Updated: February 2, 2022 Disordered eating affects people of all ages. Unfortunately, today’s…

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Young Men Can Struggle with Body Image Issues, Too

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Sharon Findlay Sharon Findlay read more Published: February 14, 2022 Updated: February 2, 2022 Today, people from all walks of life struggle with body image issues. Social media, magazines, films, and television have the power to set unrealistic expectations for how…