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Recognizing the Signs of Stress in Your Young Adult

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 24, 2020Updated: October 11, 2021Young adults are a jumble of emotions on a good day. Accordingly, their minds and bodies are still going through changes, hormonal and otherwise, almost constantly. But when you add stress to the mix, your grown child may feel overwhelmed.…

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Men’s Alcohol Rehab in Kenilworth, IL

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 20, 2020Updated: November 22, 2021Alcohol addiction is more prevalent than many people realize. It’s also a very treatable condition. If you struggle with how much and how often you drink, it’s important to take control today. If you’re searching for an alternative to men’s…

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Strategies for Adults Coping With Loneliness

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 18, 2020Updated: July 15, 2020Coping with loneliness is more difficult for some teenagers than it is for others. In fact, loneliness can be exceptionally difficult for those who’ve experienced trauma or loss in their past. It’s completely normal to occasionally feel like nobody understands what you’re…

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Stress Management Techniques for Those in Recovery and Beyond

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 16, 2020Updated: July 15, 2020Do you have healthy stress management techniques? Unfortunately, many of us have trouble dealing with everyday stress in healthy ways. This often leads to self-medication, which turns into an addiction. Subsequently, if you reach for cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs to…

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What Is Polysubstance Use?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 14, 2020Updated: May 6, 2021What is polysubstance use? In general, polysubstance use happens when a person uses two or more chemical substances in ways they were not intended. Often, this means pairing prescription painkillers with alcohol or marijuana with another illicit drug such as…

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Red Oak Recovery: An Exciting Alternative for Those Seeking Men’s Drug Rehab in Chicago, IL

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 12, 2020Updated: November 22, 2021If you’re locked in a struggle with drugs or alcohol, recovery may be made easier by leaving the area. Take a breather. Find your quiet place where you can work on recovery without constant reminders of your past. For example,…

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Understanding the Dangers of Mixing Substances Such as Prescription Drugs and Alcohol

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 10, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021Have you ever combined medications or chemical substances without asking your doctor first? It may seem harmless to take a blood pressure pill and drink alcohol shortly thereafter, but both substances are drugs, and both have their own ways of working…

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The Programs at Red Oak Recovery: Help for Addiction to Benzos and Alcohol

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 8, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021When you take a prescription medication from the benzodiazepine family in conjunction with alcohol, it intensifies the reactions of both. As a result, this can lead to dangerous or even fatal consequences. Never mix prescription medications with alcohol or other drugs…

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Drinking and Social Media: Can Your Friends’ Posts Drive You to Drink?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 6, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021Think twice before liking and sharing those social media posts that depict a group of young friends drinking beer on the beach. This decision may impact you as well as the young people viewing your feed. Some research suggests that…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques at Red Oak Recovery in North Carolina

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 4, 2020Updated: October 7, 2021Relapse happens when someone in recovery regresses and takes that first drink, smokes that first crack, or swallows that first pill. Relapse can happen to anyone, regardless of how badly you want to recover. You might think it’s because you…

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