Red Oak Recovery® Completes Sixth Year of Long-Term Dual Diagnosis Research Study

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 13, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Red Oak Recovery® and The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® have completed their sixth year of partnership with the Center for Research, Assessment, and Treatment Efficacy (CReATE; Asheville, NC) and the Arkansas Interdisciplinary Sciences Laboratory (University of Arkansas) in collaboration…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021At Red Oak Recovery, we recognize that drug and alcohol addiction often co-occur with mental health conditions. In fact, research shows that millions of people suffer from both conditions simultaneously. If you’re battling addiction and mental health issues, then it…

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The Relationship Between Depression and Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 8, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021The link between depression and addiction is strong. Together, they create a vicious cycle that’s extremely difficult to break free from. Understanding the relationship between them shows us why co-occurring disorder treatment is so important in drug rehab programs. At…

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Bipolar Disorder and Addiction Treatment

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 25, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health disorder that involves intense mood swings between extreme highs and severe lows. Many people with this disorder struggle with symptoms daily if they don’t receive treatment. Sometimes, that leads to substance use as…

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Depression and Poor Health

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 4, 2020Updated: November 8, 2021Recent 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 to WHO. People are wondering,…

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How to Express Emotions in a Healthy Way

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 17, 2020Updated: January 16, 2020Recovery is a roller coaster of emotions, from frustration to fear to anger to guilt. While it’s certainly not easy, taking control of these often misunderstood emotions is essential for lasting sobriety. According to Time Magazine, if you don’t express…