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Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

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: November 5, 2021 Updated: November 19, 2021 Throughout the country, millions of people deal with the…

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Do You Know the Signs of an Opioid Overdose?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 6, 2020 Updated: May 7, 2021 It’s no news that the United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. The abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers — opioids like oxycodone, Vicodin, Percocet, methadone, and hydrocodone — continue to be…

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Long Term Effects of Opioid Abuse

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 24, 2020 Updated: February 13, 2020 An estimated 2 million Americans struggled with opioid use in 2018. What are the long term effects of opioid abuse, and how can they affect you? Relations Long Term Effects of Opioid Abuse The New…

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Young Adults And Opiate Abuse

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 16, 2015 Updated: October 11, 2021 Opiates (also called narcotics or opioids) are a class of prescription painkillers with the potential to become highly addictive. Typically prescribed for post-surgical recovery or moderate to severe pain, opiate use has become an epidemic…

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Long-Time Drug Addicted Young Adults May Be Assisted By Mindfulness

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 3, 2015 Updated: May 7, 2021 Substance use therapists across the United States will be interested to learn of recent research pointing to the usefulness of mindfulness training in reducing the deficits in natural reward processing that may arise for those…

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Welcome Declines In Teen Prescription Opioid Abuse, Cigarette And Alcohol Use

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 30, 2014 Updated: June 20, 2018 Good news for all across the young adult recovery community is the discovery of a decline since 2013 in teen cigarette and alcohol use, as well as the abuse of prescription pain relievers. Stability was…