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Why Addiction to Smartphone Could be a Bad Thing

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 8, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022The era of rampant smartphone use has ushered in a new wave of addictive behaviors. Nearly everyone has a smartphone, and most people understand the compulsion to constantly check their messages, scroll on social media, or find…

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Finding the Right Trauma Treatment Center in Ellenboro, NC

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 2, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Teens who have experienced trauma can be affected in many different ways. Trauma can cause changes in a person’s way of thinking and seeing the world and their behavior. Trauma treatment is a specific therapeutic approach designed…

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Where to Go to Find the Right Treatment for Your Adolescent

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 27, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Finding addiction treatment for a teen boy can feel like a complicated process. As a parent or guardian, you want to know they are being nurtured and keeping up with their academics while receiving the treatment they…

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Teens Dealing with Co-Occurring Issues and How to Help

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 25, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Co-occurring issues refer to a teen or adult struggling with mental health concerns and substance use. Parents should know about recognizing co-occurring issues, staying supportive, and getting a teen the help they need. If you believe your…

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3 Benefits of Animal Caretaking Treatment for You or a Loved One

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 15, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Therapy comes in many forms. Boys who enjoy being around animals may benefit from the animal caretaking program at Foothills at Red Oak Recovery. Our program includes equine therapy, where participants learn how to feed, groom, saddle,…

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Why a Family Therapy Addiction Program Could Be the Answer

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 13, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Addiction impacts all areas of a young person’s life, especially family relationships. A family therapy program helps get to the root of addictive behaviors and helps all family members offer constructive support to a loved one healing…