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What Needs To Be Understood About Drug Abuse And Addiction

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 9, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022If practical, sustained recovery from drug abuse is to be achieved, it will help the addicted young adult and their parents to develop a better understanding of the nature of addiction, including clearing up some…

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How To Respond If You Suspect Drug Addiction In Your Young Adult

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 27, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021Have you noticed your young adult or adolescent behaving differently recently, with no obvious explanation? Perhaps they always seem to be tired, hostile, or depressed? Alternatively, they may simply appear withdrawn. If this is the case, your loved one may have…

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Pill Popping & Prescription Drug Abuse

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 26, 2015Updated: June 28, 2019The statistics are staggering. At just five percent of the world’s population, the U.S. consumed 75% of the world’s prescription drugs in 2010. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 54.2% of people taking prescription drugs got them from a…

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The Scourge of “Drugged Driving” Among American Youth

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 20, 2015Updated: June 20, 2018There are seemingly endless reasons for the importance of young adult treatment in North Carolina. One reason that may not receive the emphasis that it deserves, is ‘drugged driving’. Deaths among young people can be largely attributed to car crashes which…

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The Imperative Role Of Mental Health Support In The Most Effective Substance Use Treatment

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 5, 2014Updated: October 8, 2021When many North Carolina parents begin seeking a rehab program for their troubled young adult or adolescent, they do so initially in search of the right substance use treatment – weaning their loved one off the substance that is ravaging their…

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Stages Of Effective Young Adult Addiction Treatment Intervention

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 27, 2014Updated: May 7, 2021As much as we want to help the young adult in our life to overcome their substance use issues, our eagerness to do so may merely result in us enabling their habit. One of the most important first stages of interventions…

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Feeling ‘At One’ With The Right Mental Health Support In North Carolina

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 1, 2014Updated: May 7, 2021None of us want to feel unsettled in our lives. We don’t want to be merely struggling by in life, troubled by unresolved psychological issues. However, many of us do have problems managing mind, body and spirit, and when this is…