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How to Deal With Grief and Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 17, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 The majority of Americans experience a major loss in any given year, with some experiencing complicated grief, a more intense form of grief that leaves them feeling hopeless and at high risk for substance use.…

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How to Care for Your Mental and Emotional Health

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 12, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 The percentage of young adults struggling with mental health conditions has increased in America over the years. Many of these young people suffer alone from depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. If you or someone…

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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 2, 2020 Updated: October 8, 2021 National Depression Awareness Week is soon to happen. This important week is usually held during the first week of May. However, people also celebrate it in tandem with National Mental Health Awareness Week, which occurs…

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The Surprising Link Between Depression and Alcoholism

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 15, 2020 Updated: April 29, 2020 Have 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…

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Is My Loved One Struggling With Depression?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 30, 2020 Updated: April 8, 2020 Is my loved one struggling with depression? This question crosses nearly everyone’s mind at one time or another. We all recognize symptoms such as our loved one not seeming to enjoy the things they used…

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Depression and Social Media

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 26, 2020 Updated: May 7, 2021 Social media can be a great boon to your recovery and help you feel part of an online community. Yet, if you overdo it, your mental health may be negatively impacted. Depression and social media…

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Depression and Poor Health

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 4, 2020 Updated: November 8, 2021 Recent findings from the World Health Organization (WHO) say depression is now the leading cause of illness and disability across the globe. And it’s linked to other disorders and diseases, including substance use disorder, according…