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Pill Popping & Prescription Drug Abuse

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 26, 2015Updated: June 28, 2019The 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 prescription drugs got them from…

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Nutrition and Addiction: Caring For Your Body During Rehab

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 13, 2015Updated: March 18, 2020Substance 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 of negative thoughts that cause…

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Do You Have An Adderall Addiction?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 10, 2015Updated: October 11, 2021Adderall 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 college students seeking higher GPAs,…

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Specialized Addiction Recovery For Young Women

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 26, 2015Updated: October 7, 2021While 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 specialists understand the unique needs…

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Young Adults And Opiate Abuse

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 16, 2015Updated: October 11, 2021Opiates (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 among young adults. The National…

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Nutrition & Exercise In Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 30, 2015Updated: September 12, 2019By the time an individual enters an addiction treatment facility, their addictions have likely taken a toll on their overall health. A large percentage of addicts are malnourished, and haven’t been getting proper nutrition in their bodies for some time.…

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Drug Addiction And Its Very Real Medical Consequences

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 31, 2015Updated: May 7, 2021Parents and guardians who seek drug and alcohol treatment in North Carolina often do so out of an awareness of the consequences of addiction that go beyond the spiritual or an inability to get on with day-to-day life. Drug addiction…

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