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Addiction Risk of ADHD Medication

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 5, 2016Updated: May 7, 2021Required multi-tasking can be a harsh reality when students head to college, and they may resort to taking prescription drugs like Adderall (an ADHD medication) to manage the lifestyle change. While some students abuse Adderall because they want to get…

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PRESS RELEASE: New Program Director, Maureen MacConnell

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 5, 2016Updated: May 7, 2021RED OAK RECOVERY APPOINTS MAUREEN MacCONNELL, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MA Clinical Psych, AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR of THE WILLOWS at RED OAK RECOVERY℠: A WOMEN’S HOLISTIC INTEGRATED RECOVERY PROGRAMMacCONNELL WILL SERVE AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF RED OAK RECOVERY’S EMERGING WOMEN’S PROGRAM…

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Decluttering Your Space for Spring

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 23, 2016Updated: May 7, 2021“You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are full of yesterday’s junk.” – Louise Smith, AuthorSpring cleaning is more than a housecleaning ritual. For young adults recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, decluttering is a beneficial part of…

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Spring Renewal at Red Oak Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 7, 2016Updated: June 20, 2018It is March, and staff and clients here at Red Oak Recovery are busy preparing for the growingseason ahead. Garden chores, mending the chicken coops, and clearing out debris that has accumulated in the orchard will keep us outside enjoying the…

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Music & Addiction: Neurological Benefits

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 2, 2016Updated: June 20, 2018Music has long been considered a natural anti-depressant, an emotional outlet, a creative stimulus, and a tension reducer. Many studies discuss the benefit of music on physical, mental, and emotional health, and this may be especially important for people in…

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Cannabis Use & Alcohol Problems: New Study Finds Connection

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 23, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022As marijuana continues to find legal and social acceptance throughout the nation, researchers are trying to determine the potential public health consequences. A new study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health has yielded evidence that there is a…

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Core Values To Guide Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 9, 2016Updated: October 11, 2021When addiction took over your life, drugs or alcohol became the focus of your world. Everything you did was guided by your need. You may have stolen and lied, neglected your health, and sacrificed the goodwill of family and friends…

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Normal Activities Can Become Behavioral Addictions

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 1, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022Planning a trip to Las Vegas? You don’t expect to become addicted to gambling. Going shopping for a new dress? You aren’t planning to really “shop ‘til you drop.” Checking your Facebook page? If you are like most Americans, you…

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Red Oak Recovery Enlists Prominent Trauma Expert for Intensive Staff Training and Certification

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 28, 2016Updated: January 21, 2022Trauma issues are often part of clients’ histories at Red Oak Recovery, an innovative addiction treatment program for young adults struggling with substance use and co-occurring mental health issues. For this reason, the entire clinical team and other key staff…

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Making a Lasting Change: Are You Ready?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 25, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022Over 30 years ago, a team of researchers identified motivation as a prime indicator of success in recovery. Their research is the basis for the Stages of Change model, which assesses an individual’s readiness to make a permanent life change.Identifying…

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