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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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Genetic Research Shows Link Between Obesity And Smoking

For many of those counselors running an addiction program that takes a holistic approach to recovery, there’s no question of the importance of a suitably-tailored accompanying nutritional therapy program. Such beliefs are further affirmed by a recent study supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), buttressing the hypothesis of obesity and nicotine addiction…

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October

Here at Red Oak Recovery we are blessed with the presence of eight apple trees, all heirloom varieties that were planted approximately 20-25 years ago. The varieties, known as antique or heirloom apples, carry poetic names such as Sheepnose, American Mother, Lady Sweet and Nickajack. Apples have long been a staple in Western North Carolina,…

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How The Right Nutritional Therapy Program Helps To Fight Substance Abuse

Nutritional therapy is nothing new, certainly in the context of wider health. It is founded on the scientific and philosophical notion that nutrition’s healing power can be used in a multitude of ways to cure common human ailments and has various applications. However, its emphasis on minimizing or eliminating the use of chemical medicines as…

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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,…