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National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week is during the month of May each year. This year, it will go from May 12 to May 19, 2019. During this week, advocates encourage women everywhere to improve their overall health and wellbeing. What Is National Women’s Health Week? This annual event starts on Mother’s Day and lasts for a…

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The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® Expands

Red Oak Recovery®, a leading trauma Informed substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment facility for young adults, announces the expansion of our gender separate women’s program, The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® This expansion will allows us to serve 18 women on a completely separate 38 acre campus located 25 minutes outside of downtown Asheville,…

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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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Young Adults And Opiate Abuse

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 among young adults. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that the abuse of prescription medications is highest among 18…