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Can Addiction Trigger Your PTSD?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 17, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 Most people are aware of the unnecessary hardships associated with untreated trauma. One unfortunate consequence of untreated trauma is the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD increases rates of addiction, incarceration, poverty, and unemployment.…

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3 Signs of Co-Occurring Disorders

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 14, 2020 Updated: August 26, 2020 Addiction recovery is challenging, but co-occurring disorders bring even more obstacles to the table. Anxiety, depression, and panic are common conditions that happen alongside addiction. As a result, for recovery to happen, you must address…

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Treating Alcohol and Depression

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 3, 2018 Updated: May 7, 2021 Alcohol abuse is an extremely prevalent issue in America today. Statistics indicate that as many as one in every eight American adults may fit the criteria for an alcohol abuse disorder. Unfortunately, this issue is…

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Are Mental Illness and Substance Use Related?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 30, 2017 Updated: May 7, 2021 There is a strong connection between mental illness and substance use. There are many types of mental illness that can cause or heighten the severity of substance use disorders. For many, using substances is their…