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How Can Vaping Lead to Addiction?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 13, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Today’s ads, vaping pens, and increased flavored cartridges encourage teens to vape rather than smoke cigarettes. The smoking alternative may seem less harmful than cigarettes. However, vaping can have negative side…

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When Is Someone Considered a Binge Drinker?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 9, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022It’s no surprise that most teens drink alcohol. While it’s common for people to experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teens, it can be easy for young adults to develop…

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Dangers and Risks of Edibles

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 7, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Edibles are increasingly popular among teens. Because edibles are readily available, especially in states with few marijuana restrictions, they are easy for teens to access. While edibles may seem relatively harmless,…

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Different Ways to Have a Sober Celebration

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 5, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022It can be hard to celebrate sober for many people, especially teens. For teens or families working through substance abuse treatment, it’s essential to find ways to mark milestones and holidays…

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Common Street Names and Nicknames for Molly

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 3, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Today, party drugs like molly are common among teenagers. Many teens experiment with drugs and alcohol as a form of social bonding as they explore their boundaries and body autonomy. Party…

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11 Coping Skills for Substance Abuse

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 1, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Today, teens across the country struggle with substance abuse. While experimentation is a common part of teenagers’ lives, trying drugs and alcohol or social use can quickly turn to substance abuse…

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4 Benefits of Recovery Management Services for Teens to Stay Sober

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 19, 2022Updated: May 10, 2022The road to recovery is long and is not defined by a return to using substances. Some estimates suggest that over half of those who have gone through addiction treatment will relapse. That doesn’t mean they have…

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Why an Equine-Assisted Therapy Program Could Be Right for Your Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 16, 2022Updated: May 10, 2022The connection between animals and humans is powerful. The companionship and unconditional love that pets provide can help people live longer and improve their mental health. Equine therapy programs help clients in recovery settings and can be…

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5 Teen Celebrities Who Entered into a Teen Rehab Center for Help

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 13, 2022Updated: May 10, 2022Nobody is immune from mental health and substance use disorders. Despite the wealth and luxury of fame, many celebrities attend rehab, including many former teen stars. Some needed teen substance abuse treatment while they were still teenagers.…

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Searching for a Gaming Addiction Treatment Program near North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 11, 2022Updated: May 11, 2022With near-constant access to video games, it’s no wonder that teenage boys are displaying unprecedented levels of addiction to various genres, platforms, and types of games. Video game addiction can be very severe and disruptive; therefore, it’s…