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Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder in a Loved One

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 1, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Feeling anxious about meeting a new person or speaking in front of others is not unusual or unhealthy. Yet, for some people, social interaction is complicated and, in some ways, debilitating. This condition, also known as social phobia, a person…

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How Xanax Addictions Develop

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 17, 2021Updated: April 14, 2021Alprazolam, or Xanax, is a drug often that doctors often provide as a sedative through a prescription. It belongs to a category of drugs called benzodiazepines. Most people who receive the drug are dealing with mental health disorders like anxiety or panic…

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Recognizing the Signs of Stress in Your Young Adult

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 24, 2020Updated: October 11, 2021Young adults are a jumble of emotions on a good day. Accordingly, their minds and bodies are still going through changes, hormonal and otherwise, almost constantly. But when you add stress to the mix, your grown child may feel overwhelmed.…

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Anxiety and Alcohol: A Common Mix That Can Be Deadly

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 7, 2020Updated: June 9, 2020The tight connection between anxiety and alcohol is one that many millions of people have experienced throughout the years. Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health issues in the nation. Similarly, alcohol is legal and widely obtainable…

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Anxiety in Men: More Common Than Many Believe

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 5, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021When people think of anxiety and depression, they may not always immediately think of men. Yet men struggle with mental health issues frequently. However, culturally, anxiety in men is often not allowed to be expressed in healthy ways leading to…

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6 Triggers of an Anxiety Attack and How to Manage Them

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 8, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021Everyone gets a little anxious sometimes. However, millions of people in the U.S. have some form of anxiety, which is a mental health disorder. For you, anxiety isn’t just a little nervousness. Anxiety attacks overwhelm you and prevent a quality…