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Common Relapse Triggers

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 19, 2022Updated: March 17, 2022People often say that getting sober is much easier than staying sober, which is very true. With how addiction affects the brain, it’s essential to learn how to manage triggers, which lead to cravings. To overcome your addiction for good,…

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Ways to Prevent Binge Eating Disorder Relapse

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 12, 2021Updated: August 18, 2021Regularly eating for reasons other than hunger is called binge-eating. Binge-eating disorder (BED) is a psychological disorder resulting from a troubled relationship with food that has devastating health effects. BED often occurs with at least one other psychological or addiction…

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5 Daily Relapse Prevention Techniques

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 10, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021Gaining control of a substance use disorder represents a tremendous step in the recovery process. It takes time and constant practice of relapse prevention techniques to keep your addictive behaviors under control. Relapse is a common occurrence among recovering addicts…

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How To Have a Sober Halloween

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 30, 2020Updated: October 2, 2020Halloween is a holiday many find enjoyable. Celebrations take place, and costumed participants show off their creativity. If you are used to spending Halloween partaking in the consumption of alcohol, however, and you are now on the road to recovery…

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5 Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 22, 2020Updated: May 19, 2022As if having one disorder is not hard enough, having several makes it even more difficult. There are some signs that indicate you are suffering from co-occurring disorders. If you recognize these signs, you have the opportunity to obtain dual…

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How Addiction Triggers Can Lead to Relapse

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 21, 2020Updated: August 30, 2020When you’ve recovered from an addiction, you have much to celebrate. You can look forward to a life that you’re in charge of, instead of a life controlled by addiction. But what happens when you relapse back into those negative…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques at Red Oak Recovery in North Carolina

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 4, 2020Updated: October 7, 2021Relapse happens when someone in recovery regresses and takes that first drink, smokes that first crack, or swallows that first pill. Relapse can happen to anyone, regardless of how badly you want to recover. You might think it’s because you…