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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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5 Mental Health Resolutions For The New Year

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: January 3, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022The new year brings the promise of a fresh start. For teens in recovery from co-occurring addiction and mental health issues, resolutions take on a whole new significance. At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery,…

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Benefits Of Psychological Testing For Aggression

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 3, 2021Updated: August 18, 2021The idea of having someone you care about go through psychological testing might be daunting. The stigma attached to mental health disorders can get in the way of parents making hard choices for the teen in their…

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Co-occurring Issues Treatment for Teens Near Emerald Isle

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 30, 2021Updated: July 21, 2021Living with one mental health illness or dealing with a substance use disorder is challenging on its own. However, when they happen together, they can devastate a person’s life. In that case, it’s essential to look for…

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What Are the Signs of Co-occurring Issues in Adolescents?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 27, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022A person who has a mental health disorder, along with a drug or alcohol problem, has what is called a co-occurring issue. The condition is also known as a dual diagnosis. Families need to understand co-occurring diagnoses…

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Signs You Have a Troubled Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 17, 2021Updated: May 14, 2021Some parents ignore signs that indicate they have a troubled teen. It’s easy to chalk up bad behavior as part of the typical teenage experience. However, if your child suddenly begins to act out of character, they…

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How to Recover from a Panic Attack

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2021Updated: May 14, 2021Panic attacks put every nerve and system in the human body to the test. Your heart rate increases, and you experience a surge of cortisol and adrenalin. These physiological reactions to danger likely helped early humans run…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 1, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery in North Carolina, we observe Mental Health Awareness Month in May to increase knowledge about co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Our mental health treatment center welcomes boys and young men seeking…

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Signs Your Teen Needs a Psychological Test

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 30, 2021Updated: April 16, 2021Psychological testing is a comprehensive evaluation of mental health. A licensed therapist uses this type of testing process to understand what’s happening to cause a person’s anxiety or other mood disturbances. It can help to reveal concerns…

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Recognizing Signs of Self-Harm

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 23, 2021Updated: April 2, 2021Self-harm is anything that someone does to hurt themselves purposely. Whether that includes cutting or other actions, many teens use these actions to deal with complicated feelings, memories, or situations. Some signs can help family members and…