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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 2, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021National Depression Awareness Week is soon to happen. This important week is usually held during the first week of May. However, people also celebrate it in tandem with National Mental Health Awareness Week, which occurs at the beginning of October.…

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Breaking the Current Stigma Surrounding Men’s Mental Health

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 29, 2020Updated: August 30, 2020Men have feelings and emotions just as women do, but often society frowns upon men who openly show them. Generally, there’s a stigma surrounding men’s mental health. Our society seems to indicate that men should always be brave and fearless,…

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How Grief and COVID-19 Are Connected

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 28, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021The coronavirus pandemic has created intense situations that lead to trauma. Even if you thought you were healthy, strong, and completely capable of functioning at the highest level before COVID-19, you might now feel overwhelmed. There are multiple types of…

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5 Benefits of a 12-Step Program

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 25, 2020Updated: October 19, 2020Step-by-step addiction treatment programs have been used to defeat substance use disorder for decades. They’ve been around for so long because they show positive results. Clients who work through the 12 steps learn to trust in a higher power to…

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4 Benefits of an Addiction Treatment Center in the Mountains

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 22, 2020Updated: August 28, 2020Stress is a big deal in America. Millions of people battle stress and anxiety orders every day in this country, even in picturesque New Haven, CT, and the causes are endless. For example, problems with the new boss or relationship…

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How Holistic Treatment Helps With Substance Use Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 18, 2020Updated: May 6, 2021What do you picture when someone mentions holistic treatment for substance use recovery? Do you instantly envision highly trained clinicians helping clients care for their physical, mental, and spiritual health? If so, you have a clear picture of the holistic…

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The Importance of Grief Counseling for Men

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 16, 2020Updated: October 7, 2021When it comes to grief, men and women grieve differently. Studies have shown that men, generally speaking, tend to grieve in isolation and silence. In young adult males, this tendency may even be more exaggerated due to feelings of awkwardness.…

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3 Ways Your Husband Can Benefit from a North Carolina Men’s Treatment Center

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 15, 2020Updated: March 3, 2022Substance use disorder causes many problems, including marital issues. While you may love someone who’s addicted to drugs or alcohol, you may hate the way addiction makes them act and the things it makes them do. You may feel shame,…

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3 Signs of Co-Occurring Disorders

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 14, 2020Updated: August 26, 2020Addiction recovery is challenging, but co-occurring disorders bring even more obstacles to the table. Anxiety, depression, and panic are common conditions that happen alongside addiction. As a result, for recovery to happen, you must address and treat these issues as…

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