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Staying Sober on Cinco de Mayo

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 5, 2021 Updated: May 18, 2021 For those in recovery, Cinco de Mayo can prove a challenge. This holiday celebrates a historic victory by the Mexican army over the French in 1862. Although Mexico eventually lost the war, people still observe…

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Help for Alcohol Addiction on National Screening Day

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 11, 2021 Updated: April 27, 2021 National Alcohol Screening Day is April 11, 2021. It is a day to bring awareness and help men and women struggling with alcohol addiction and dependence to get help. There is no doubt that those…

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How Isolation Can Impact Alcoholism

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 13, 2021 Updated: May 7, 2021 Isolation is challenging for humans to suffer through. As a social species, it is essential to see and engage with others as often as possible. Without human contact, isolation can negatively impact you or your…

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3 Dangers of Drinking Alcohol and Exercise

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 22, 2020 Updated: June 14, 2021 While drinking alcohol and exercising doesn’t seem to be two things that go together, a surprising number of people consume alcohol before or after a workout. Many bars have happy hours that coincide with the…

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Men’s Alcohol Rehab in Kenilworth, IL

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 20, 2020 Updated: July 7, 2021 Alcohol addiction is more prevalent than many people realize. It’s also a very treatable condition. If you struggle with how much and how often you drink, it’s important to take control today. If you’re searching…

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The Programs at Red Oak Recovery: Help for Addiction to Benzos and Alcohol

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 8, 2020 Updated: May 7, 2021 When you take a prescription medication from the benzodiazepine family in conjunction with alcohol, it intensifies the reactions of both. As a result, this can lead to dangerous or even fatal consequences. Never mix prescription medications…

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Alcoholism in Men: A Common Danger

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 11, 2020 Updated: June 9, 2020 Because alcohol is legal and readily available, it can be easily abused. Also, alcohol is frequently a part of many and most social interactions and gatherings, especially for men. Thus, the risk of alcohol abuse…