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…

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5 Problematic Addictive Behaviors

Many people don’t realize addictive behaviors are the result of deeper, underlying issues. To make matters worse, there’s a common misconception that when substance use ends, you successfully reach recovery. However, learning to cope with the problematic thought processes and behaviors that led to addiction is paramount to your sobriety. Therefore, it’s important to take…

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Mindfulness Meditation: A Holistic Approach

If you’re struggling with stress and healthy coping mechanisms, you may find success using mindfulness meditation as a way to quiet your emotions and focus on solutions. Many people who deal with stress, depression, and anxiety turn to substance and alcohol abuse as a way to cope with unpleasant feelings. Mindfulness meditation can be a…