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4 Benefits of Addiction Treatment for Adolescent Boys

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 4, 2020Updated: December 6, 2021No two stories are alike in the journey through substance abuse. The challenge consists of many variables. The way out is through hard work. Because substance abuse circumstances are individualized, it helps to have specialized rehab programs…

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Stress Management Techniques

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 21, 2020Updated: July 14, 2020Addiction is a dangerous and chronic disease that doesn’t discriminate, meaning anyone, regardless of age, race, or gender, can develop a substance abuse disorder. All psychoactive substances, including legal ones like alcohol, can cause addiction. Addiction is…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 15, 2020Updated: July 14, 2020Addiction is a chronic and progressive disease that impacts your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is also a disease that doesn’t discriminate, as anyone, regardless of age, gender, or background, can develop a substance abuse disorder. Because…

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Drinking and Social Media

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 12, 2020Updated: July 14, 2020Alcohol can cause both physical and psychological addiction. Anyone, regardless of age, race, or gender, can develop alcohol dependency, as alcoholism doesn’t discriminate. Alcohol intoxication can increase anger, lower inhibitions, and cloud your judgment, leaving you more…

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Talking to Teens About Alcohol

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 21, 2020Updated: May 29, 2020 With drinking a relatively common part of teen culture, parents need to learn how talking to teens about alcohol can prevent substance abuse issues. Alcohol is a neurotransmitter inhibitor that is physically and psychologically addictive. Recreational…

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What is Psychotherapy and How Can It Help Me?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 12, 2020Updated: September 20, 2021When you’re wondering, “What is psychotherapy?” you’re not alone. That term is referring to the range of treatments available to help address emotional challenges, mental health issues, and some psychiatric disorders. The goal behind psychotherapy is to…

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Mental Health Stigma and Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 29, 2020Updated: April 8, 2020Mental health disorders are highly treatable, but managing symptoms requires help. That said, mental health stigma and teens struggling with emotional issues can create a barrier to treatment, as stigma can dissuade teens from reaching out for…

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Mental Health with Teens and School

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 25, 2020Updated: April 8, 2020Mental health with teens and school-related stress can aggravate mental health symptoms. Academic and social pressures at school can lead to increased anxiety. Sometimes, symptoms of mental health conditions in teens are mistaken for typical adolescent moodiness.…