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Mantras For Addiction Recovery

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 5, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021While the word mantra originated as a Hindu “sacred utterance,” people use mantras every day to guide their efforts at home, at work, and at school. The popular culture definition of mantra has evolved to mean…

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What to Expect in Heroin Addiction Treatment

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 3, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022For those struggling with heroin use, attending a center that specializes in heroin addiction treatment is often the best option for proper treatment. Heroin is a highly addictive substance that compromises physical and mental health and…

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Benefits of Seeking Alcohol Rehab

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 1, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021If you or a loved one suspects there may be an issue with alcohol consumption, you begin to think about necessary steps to help the situation. If occasional drinking has progressed to alcoholism, enrolling in alcohol rehab is…

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What Is National Recovery Month?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 4, 2021Updated: August 30, 2021National Recovery Month occurs annually in September. It celebrates the successes of those in recovery and of those still attempting to recover from mental health conditions and/or addiction. Just as the nation celebrates mothers on Mother’s Day and nurses on Nurse’s…

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Drug Addiction Treatment Near Greensboro, NC

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 8, 2021Updated: November 22, 2021There is no one-size-fits-all treatment when it comes to recovering from drug addiction. It is essential to consider your individual needs to achieve the lasting recovery you desire. Finding the right drug addiction treatment program can make all the difference in…

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Drug Use in Asheville, North Carolina

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 25, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Opioids are the most commonly abused drug in North Carolina. More than 10 million painkillers were prescribed in Buncombe County in 2018, according to county records. This reflects an opioid crisis that has raged throughout North Carolina in the past several…

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Signs You Need Individual Counseling

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 18, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021When you decide to attend addiction treatment programs, group and individual counseling allow you to explore your substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders with a licensed therapist. At Red Oak Recovery, we use individual counseling in a number of evidence-based treatment…

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Bipolar Disorder and Addiction Treatment

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 25, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health disorder that involves intense mood swings between extreme highs and severe lows. Many people with this disorder struggle with symptoms daily if they don’t receive treatment. Sometimes, that leads to substance use as a…

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The Troubling Signs of Cocaine Addiction

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 20, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021The use of cocaine can create addiction and dependence. This highly addictive and illicit drug causes mental, physical, and emotional damage impacting nearly every facet of a person’s life. Once dependence forms, a person may be unable to stop using cocaine…

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12 Step Addiction Recovery Program near Waxhaw NC

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 19, 2021Updated: November 22, 2021Today, there is a broad range of addiction recovery programs available, but the option that most addiction treatment centers use is the 12-Step recovery model. This treatment model is backed up with decades of evidence and gives many of those in…