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A Heroin Withdrawal Timeline

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 2, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022When someone decides to stop using drugs, they go through a withdrawal process. The heroin withdrawal timeline can vary because of someone’s health or addiction history. In general, most people will go through similar stages as they recover.The process for…

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The Difference Between Anorexia vs. Bulimia

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 27, 2021Updated: November 1, 2021A lot of people treat all eating disorders the same. However, there are multiple types of eating disorders, and each requires a different approach to care. That’s why it’s so essential for people to know the difference between anorexia vs.…

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Choosing a Family Therapist in the Asheville, NC Area

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 31, 2021Updated: August 18, 2021Often, when people are battling addiction, they aren’t fighting alone. There are family members and friends in the trenches with them, day in and day out. It’s very fortunate to be surrounded by people who care about you. However, when…

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Choosing an Individual Counseling Program in NC

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 29, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021From the late teens through the twenties, the period of young adulthood is a time filled with significant changes. Many young adults are moving out of the family home for the first time and taking on financial responsibilities and full-time…

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Where to Find a Rehab for Young Adults in North Carolina

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 28, 2021Updated: October 11, 2021The challenges of being a young adult today can make life stressful and overwhelming at times. Without the proper support and coping skills, many young adults can suffer from mental health conditions and a higher risk of substance use disorder.…

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What Are the Different Types of Anxiety Disorders?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 3, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021There is a growing body of studies that discuss how addiction is not only a disease but it’s a mental health disorder. This is very true for anyone who self-medicates different types of anxiety disorders with alcohol or drugs. By…

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Do I Have a Painkiller Addiction?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 7, 2019Updated: October 11, 2021Many people start taking painkillers for chronic pain or other illnesses. After a few days or weeks of using painkillers, they may begin to develop a dependency on the drug. Before long, they realize that they have a painkiller addiction.…

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National Minority Mental Health Month

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 29, 2019Updated: May 7, 2021This July will be National Minority Mental Health Month. Each year, millions of people in the United States struggle to deal with a mental illness. During a lifetime, one out of five people will develop a mental disorder. These kinds…