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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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Transcendental Meditation Shown to Lessen Trauma Symptoms

Transcendental meditation, a technique used to acknowledge and push away distracting thoughts and promote relaxed awareness, has been found to significantly reduce trauma symptoms in female prisoner inmates, according to a new study published in The Permanente Journal. The inmates were taught Transcendental Meditation by certified teachers, and practiced the relaxation technique 20 minutes twice…

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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,…