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5 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed By Sharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 16, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction and a mental health disorder, you may be wondering if dual diagnosis treatment is the right option. This type of treatment is designed…

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7 Signs You’re Dealing with High-Functioning Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed By Sharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 5, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Most people are familiar with the idea of clinical depression. People who receive that diagnosis often exhibit symptoms you can quickly pick up on as part of the disease. However, you can appear…

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Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 5, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021People start using drugs or alcohol for many different reasons. For a specific portion of those who seek help for an addiction, they may wonder, “Do I need dual diagnosis treatment?” This question can only be answered…

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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Mental Illness and Addiction: Exploring the Connection

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 20, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021More and more experts are seeing a lot of overlap between the conditions. In fact, about 9.2 million people in the United States struggle with mental health and addiction, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Unfortunately,…

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Got Anxiety? Mindful Meditation May Help

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 15, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021Have you ever tried meditation for anxiety relief? A bout of meditation may do wonders to minimize mind wandering, especially if you or someone you love is coping with anxiety or experiencing anxious thoughts, according to a new study from…

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Habits That Make You More Stressed Out

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 9, 2020Updated: January 16, 2020Everyone deals with stress and, if left uncontrolled, it can be very damaging to your physical and mental health. There are many stressful habits that can affect your long-term sobriety. In fact, it’s the leading cause of relapse, according to…