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Commonly Abused Opioids and How to Prevent Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 18, 2021 Updated: October 11, 2021 Pain-relieving drugs called opioids are highly effective in situations of chronic or severe pain. Yet, these drugs are highly addictive, significantly when misused. Whenever possible, it’s best to avoid using them. Doctors may prescribe them…

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3 Benefits of Adventure Therapy

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 11, 2020 Updated: October 7, 2021 Adventure therapy may sound like something you’d encounter during a vacation to a national park. If you’re picturing a horseback ride into the Grand Canyon, you’re a little off-course, although you’re heading in the right…

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How to Have Fun in Sobriety

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 11, 2019 Updated: February 19, 2019 After going through drug rehab, there are a number of ways to learn how to have fun in sobriety. No one needs alcohol or drugs to enjoy life. In reality, there are plenty of fun…

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What Are Relapse Triggers?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 4, 2019 Updated: October 7, 2021 It’s exciting to know that the stigma is beginning to change surrounding addiction and addiction treatment. These days, more and more individuals are seeking help from professionals for addiction. If you’re looking for strategies that…

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Sunset SC Rehab Centers

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 14, 2019 Updated: July 7, 2021 Scientists are continuously studying the disease of addiction and determining what factors cause addiction in those who struggle. Today, scientists now conclude that while genetics can play a significant factor in addiction, other factors can…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 10, 2019 Updated: July 7, 2021 The prospect of experiencing a relapse is a huge fear for many people affected by substance use and addiction issues. While it is perfectly normal to be anxious about a setback, the best protection comes…

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Alcoholism and PTSD: Is There a Connection?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 5, 2018 Updated: May 7, 2021 Is there a link between substance use problems such as alcoholism and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Many people want to know the answer to this question. What they may not realize is that there’s already…