Boy looks up signs of smartphone addiction on his smart phone.

Signs of Smartphone Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 7, 2019Updated: May 11, 2021Movies before the 21st century often imagined what life would be like after the year 2000. One detail that movie makers never imagined is the constant use of mobile devices. It seems that everyone has a smartphone.…

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Learn How to Stop Gaming Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 5, 2019Updated: March 3, 2021Many parents have felt the exasperation of trying to pry their son away from a video game. For some adolescents, video games become more than a hobby or distraction. They become an uncontrollable compulsion and have negative…

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What is Art Therapy

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 31, 2019Updated: October 29, 2019You may have heard about art therapy recently in the news, at the doctor’s office, or maybe you are looking for art therapy in North Carolina for either yourself or a family member. Art therapy is a…

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PTSD and Children

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 22, 2019Updated: May 11, 2021PTSD and children is a subject we have only recently begun to understand. It was originally believed that children can bounce back quickly from events and it doesn’t affect them like it does an adult, but that…

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4 Reasons to Start an Exercise Therapy Program

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 3, 2019Updated: October 29, 2019When people look for ways to heal from substance abuse, they often ask about exercise and addiction recovery. Exercise helps promote better physical health and a positive mental outlook. If you’re searching for exercise therapy in North Carolina for…

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What is Substance Use Disorder Treatment?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 3, 2019Updated: December 6, 2021Foothills at Red Oak’s drug abuse treatment center in Ellenboro NC provides comprehensive substance use disorder treatment for adolescents who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction. We understand the contributing factors that lead to substance use disorder and…

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North Carolina Teen Treatment Centers

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 19, 2019Updated: July 9, 2019North Carolina teen treatment centers understand that teens are still developing, which makes them more prone to making risky decisions or experimenting with drugs. Because the brain’s decision-making centers are not fully developed until your 20s, teens…

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Adolescent Treatment Centers North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 10, 2019Updated: December 6, 2021The most common substances teens abuse includes nicotine, alcohol, and marijuana. As many as 1 out of every 5 12th graders have used marijuana within the past 30 days, demonstrating how common recreational drug use is among…

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National PTSD Awareness Day

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 27, 2019Updated: June 4, 2019Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) isn’t a condition that just affects adults. It can affect teens and young adults as well. Unfortunately, not enough people know that PTSD affects people of all ages. Thankfully, National PTSD Awareness Day…