a man contemplates the differed types of addictions

Common Types of Addiction

When most people think about the different types of addiction, they usually imagine substance use disorders. Often, people forget about addictions to gambling, shopping, online activities, and other behavioral addictions. Other than substance use, individuals can also develop an addiction to these kinds of behaviors. At Red Oak Recovery, we’re committed to providing addiction treatment…

Ecotherapy

How Ecotherapy Can Help With Addiction

When you’re immersed in addiction, it’s easy to lose your connection to the world around you. Most people in that state focus primarily on finding drugs or alcohol to feed their addiction. It often takes intensive therapy to rebuild that connection. Ecotherapy, often referred to as nature therapy, is one unique way individuals in recovery…

a man with pills and needles in front of him learning how to stop drug abuse

How to Stop Drug Abuse

If you are battling drug addiction and you know you need to make a change, you’ve already accomplished the first step. Understanding you have a problem is a point many users never reach, so you’re already on your way. But what are you supposed to do after that? If you are wondering how to stop…

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Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms [Infographic]

Frequent or excessive alcohol consumption can inevitably develop into an addiction. Through continual use, individuals build a tolerance to the drug, meaning they’ll need to drink more to experience the same euphoric effects. Eventually, trying to stop drinking will make you feel sick. This period of illness is called withdrawal. It’s important to familiarize yourself…