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Overcoming Codependency: A How-To Guide

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 11, 2018 Updated: July 7, 2021 When you’re in a relationship, it can be hard to recognize issues. You feel as though your connection is healthy, while the reality is you’re in a toxic situation. For some, this occurs by accident.…

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Common Types of Mental Disorders [Infographic]

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 30, 2018 Updated: July 7, 2021 Within a rehab facility, it’s quite common to find instances of dual diagnosis. When addiction occurs, a mental health disorder is usually present as well. Understanding the common types of mental disorders can help those…

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Common Types of Anxiety Disorders

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 29, 2018 Updated: October 8, 2021 Many people dealing with substance use or addiction also have a mental health condition such as anxiety. While a dual-diagnosis of this type is common, it can present an individual with unique challenges. Before you…

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Common Types of Depression

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 22, 2018 Updated: October 8, 2021 Depression and addiction can often occur together in the same person. Successfully treating both conditions requires a good understanding of what each process entails. An individual must understand what depression is and how to manage…

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What is Lean?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 26, 2018 Updated: July 7, 2021 Lean drug abuse is becoming a more common problem throughout America. That said, many people have never heard of this drug and don’t fully understand its possible complications. What is lean drug and how does…

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Is Alcohol a Depressant?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 5, 2018 Updated: October 8, 2021 Many people want to know the answer to the question, “Is alcohol a depressant?” After a few drinks, most people feel upbeat. Despite the way that a few drinks make people feel, alcohol is a…

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Substance Use Statistics [Infographic]

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 5, 2018 Updated: July 7, 2021 Substance use has quickly become an epidemic in our society. While many who suffer from substance use remain in denial about their problem, the numbers aren’t deniable. With such large numbers found in substance use…

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Is Alcohol a Drug?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 23, 2017 Updated: March 5, 2021 To answer the question “is alcohol a drug?” we first have to define what a drug is. A drug is any substance that has physiological effects on the body. By that definition, alcohol is definitely…