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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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When to Seek Out Medical Treatment for Alcoholism

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 3, 2021Updated: October 5, 2021Alcoholism, which the medical community may refer to as AUD (alcohol use disorder), is a chronic mental health condition. Alcoholism develops due to a complex interaction between an individual’s environmental, genetic, biological, and psychological factors. Years of unaddressed…

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Help for Alcohol Addiction on National Screening Day

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 11, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021National 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 with addiction need help, but many…

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Drinking and Social Media: Can Your Friends’ Posts Drive You to Drink?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 6, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021Think twice before liking and sharing those social media posts that depict a group of young friends drinking beer on the beach. This decision may impact you as well as the young people viewing your feed. Some research suggests that there…

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Are You Underestimating Alcohol Consumption?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 19, 2020Updated: April 29, 2020Many people are underestimating alcohol consumption. In fact, ordinary people often think they drink around 33% less than they do in reality. Failing to recognize how much you drink gives a false sense of confidence in your ability to consume alcohol…

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The Surprising Link Between Depression and Alcoholism

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 15, 2020Updated: April 29, 2020Have you ever heard the phrase “drinking down my sorrows”? Maybe you’ve said it yourself. When you feel down, alcohol may indeed temporarily lift your spirits or numb you to your troubles. But there’s a link between your depression and alcoholism…

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Why Do I Need Alcohol Use Counseling?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 9, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021Why do I need alcohol use counseling once I stop drinking? This is a question many people ask. The answer is a simple one. An individual who has used or abused alcohol has a shaky relationship with drinking. Simply stopping drinking,…

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Will Clifton, VA Drug Rehab Centers Help With Co-Occurring Disorders?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 7, 2019Updated: November 22, 2021Many individuals with mental health disorders have to deal with more than one. In fact, co-occurring disorders are quite common. When suffering from more than one disorder, it’s essential to get treatment for both. Not treating both problems can result in…