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Keep Your Mental Health in Mind Amid a Return to Post-Pandemic Life

It’s been well over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic caused lockdowns nationwide and took the lives of thousands. However, things are finally starting to return to the way they once were. Today, vaccines are being administered, and restrictions are being lifted. As a result, people are finally free to go out, travel, and be…

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Where to Find a Rehab for Young Adults in North Carolina

The challenges of being a young adult today can make life stressful and overwhelming at times. Without the proper support and coping skills, many young adults can suffer from mental health conditions and a higher risk of substance use disorder. Thankfully, there are young adult rehab programs explicitly designed for the needs of this life…

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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…

Red Oak Recovery® Completes Sixth Year of Long-Term Dual Diagnosis Research Study

Red Oak Recovery® and The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® have completed their sixth year of partnership with the Center for Research, Assessment, and Treatment Efficacy (CReATE; Asheville, NC) and the Arkansas Interdisciplinary Sciences Laboratory (University of Arkansas) in collaboration on an all-inclusive dual diagnosis outcome study. This research study investigated the effectiveness of the…

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Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder in a Loved One

Feeling anxious about meeting a new person or speaking in front of others is not unusual or unhealthy. Yet, for some people, social interaction is complicated and, in some ways, debilitating. This condition, also known as social phobia, a person with a social anxiety disorder has an intense fear of judgment or rejection from other…

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Understanding the Effects of Seasonal Depression

Perhaps you find yourself experiencing bouts of sadness or feelings of moodiness during certain times of the year. If so, you may be experiencing seasonal depression. What you’re feeling may be more than just the winter blues. If you’re tired of dealing with these feelings each year, you may want to look into getting professional…

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Anxiety in Men: More Common Than Many Believe

When people think of anxiety and depression, they may not always immediately think of men. Yet men struggle with mental health issues frequently. However, culturally, anxiety in men is often not allowed to be expressed in healthy ways leading to both substance use and other mental health issues. Unfortunately, this high level of stress may…