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Addiction In Males: Risks, Treatment, and Recovery

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 14, 2015 Updated: May 7, 2021 While addiction is an issue that affects just about every imaginable demographic group, research has shown that there are stark differences in the respective addiction experiences of men and women. Addiction experts have pointed out…

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Pill Popping & Prescription Drug Abuse

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 26, 2015 Updated: June 28, 2019 The statistics are staggering. At just five percent of the world’s population, the U.S. consumed 75% of the world’s prescription drugs in 2010. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 54.2% of people taking…

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Nutrition and Addiction: Caring For Your Body During Rehab

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 13, 2015 Updated: March 18, 2020 Substance addiction can damage both the mind and body. Intensive outpatient and outpatient addiction treatment programs clients heal physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Detoxification and cognitive-behavior therapy help purge the body of substances and the mind…

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Are Video Games Really Addictive?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 21, 2015 Updated: June 20, 2018 While the American Medical Association has yet to identify gaming addiction as a diagnosable disorder, compulsive video game use has become a widespread epidemic. Stories abound on the web of gamers who have become obsessed,…

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Do You Have An Adderall Addiction?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 10, 2015 Updated: October 11, 2021 Adderall is a prescription drug that brings proven benefits to those suffering from narcolepsy and attention disorders like ADD and ADHD. It has long been a “study drug” of choice for healthy high school and…

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Specialized Addiction Recovery For Young Women

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 26, 2015 Updated: October 7, 2021 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…

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Young Adults And Opiate Abuse

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 16, 2015 Updated: October 11, 2021 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…

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