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Common Gateway Drugs to Talk to Your Teen About

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: March 7, 2022Updated: April 5, 2022It can be hard for parents and guardians to think of their teens having problems with addictive substances, but teens who use drugs need professional help. Their addictive behaviors can significantly impact their lives,…

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Connection Between Trauma and Addiction in Teen Boys

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: March 5, 2022Updated: April 5, 2022Childhood exposure to traumatic experiences, such as accidents, abuse, neglect, or illness, has been associated with an increased risk of developing mental health issues, including addiction, later in life. This is why…

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What to Do After Your Teen Relapses

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: March 2, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022Addiction is a chronic disease, which means that it’s a lifelong struggle to maintain sobriety. Your teen will be in recovery management after undergoing addiction treatment for the rest of their life.…

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Finding a Quality Drug Rehab for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: February 18, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022Today’s teenagers face several challenges. Academic pressure, social stress, fear of failure, and family life can all place immense stress on teens. This stress causes many teens to try drugs or alcohol.…

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What to Expect in North Carolina Holistic Healing

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: February 17, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022Modern medicine is well equipped for treating local infections and other illnesses because it focuses on one part of the body or one health concern at a time. Mental health and addiction…

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How to Talk to Your Teen About Their Internet Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: February 4, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022The internet is a remarkable innovation of modern life. It’s hard to imagine or remember life before the internet. Today’s teenagers have never known that world. Parents across the globe may worry…

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When Teen Smartphone Use Becomes an Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: February 1, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022Today, even a few hours without a smartphone can seem virtually impossible. Many parents may joke that their teenagers are addicted to their smartphones. Unfortunately, smartphone addiction is real and prevalent among teens today.…

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Alcohol Rehab for Teen Males in North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 23, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022Alcohol is often the first substance teenagers experiment with. It’s easy to get and has the reputation of being more benign than prescription or illicit drugs. Unfortunately, alcohol is an addictive substance,…

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Does Social Media Addiction Rehab Exist?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 20, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022Most parents today worry their child spends too much time on social media. While families may joke about screen addictions, social media addictions are real. A form of process addiction, social media…

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What to Expect in Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 12, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022Teenage years can be challenging. Many teens test boundaries and their own independence. For many, this results in behavioral changes. Some of these might be beneficial, like taking up a new sport…