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Teen Substance Use

Unfortunately, teen substance use is a common problem. Peer pressure can influence teenagers to try drugs or alcohol initially. Over time, recreational use can turn into an addiction. Once someone has a substance use problem, rehab programs at a teen and adolescent substance use treatment center are crucial. The Warning Signs of Teen Substance Use…

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Duluth Georgia Rehab Centers

When it comes to being a parent or guardian, you never stop worrying about your children. As they grow, your worries shift and you concern yourself with their safety as they learn to navigate life on their own. However, sometimes young adults become derailed in life and begin to make poor decisions. When this occurs,…

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How to Improve Communication Skills

One of the most important things you learn in recovery is how to improve communication skills. Miscommunication, hurt feelings, and stress from relationships all feed substance use and addiction. So by learning how to communicate more effectively in rehab, you gain relief from some of these stresses that would otherwise lead you down a dark…

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Best Wilderness Therapy Programs for Young Adults

Overcoming addiction takes more than just evidence-based treatment. Sometimes people need programs that heal their minds, bodies, and spirits. That’s what wilderness therapy programs provide. With that said, what are wilderness therapy programs for young adults? At Red Oak Recovery, we are proud to offer a range of holistic and evidence-based treatment options. Our wilderness…

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Dealing with Psychological Trauma

When you experience a traumatic event, your mind struggles to make sense of the occurrence. Instead of assimilating the information and emotions associated with the experience, you may struggle with disturbing memories, paranoia or a sense of danger. Dealing with psychological trauma may require professional treatment even if the traumatic event happened years ago. What…

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Identifying Mental Illness in Young Adults

The key to helping people beat a mental illness is getting help for them as quickly as possible. To get help for young adults, loved ones need to know that they need help. Thankfully, they can use several tips to identify mental illness in young adults. What Is Mental Illness? Before family members can find…

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Choosing the Best Rehabilitation Centers for Young Adults

It was only about 40 years ago when the worst substances young people were experimenting with was alcohol and marijuana. Unfortunately, more and more young people are developing addictions to much stronger, more dangerous drugs. Many studies show that more and more young people are abusing prescription medications, heroin, meth, and cocaine. This is why…