5 Benefits of Yoga Therapy

You’ve probably heard of yoga, but you may not know that it’s an effective complement to addiction treatment. Yoga therapy is gaining popularity in addiction recovery because the benefits are numerous and profound. Yoga therapy is a full mind and body approach to wellness and recovery. If you or someone you love is looking for…

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Is Addiction Treatment for Women Right for You?

Addiction treatment has traditionally treated symptoms of addiction rather than addressing underlying issues that cause addiction. Relapse is more likely with this kind of treatment, and people become too frustrated to keep trying. Treatment that gets to the root of an addiction can make all the difference in achieving long-term recovery. Women who become addicted…

Key Advantages of a Health and Wellness-Based Rehab Center

Your overall health and wellness are integral to leading a happy and productive life. Research shows that women with serious mental health issues like depression and substance use disorders have a life expectancy of 10-25 years less than a healthy person.1 A rehab and wellness center can help patients struggling with mental health issues through…

Effects of Negative Thinking

When asked to point to causes for fatigue, mental exhaustion, and prolonged stress, most likely would not think of negative thinking. Yet, there is increasing evidence that people’s thought patterns and behaviors can substantially affect their physical and mental health. Part of countering the harmful symptoms of mental illness is identifying and countering negative thinking,…

3 Benefits of a Gender-Specific Sober Living Home

Sober living houses are substance-free residences designed to support drug and alcohol abstinence. The stable environment they provide may be critical to your success during recovery. Some sober living houses are co-ed. However, today, awareness of the benefits of gender-specific residences is growing. Keep reading to learn the three main benefits of women’s sober living.…

What to Expect During Dual Diagnosis Treatment

A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. Our experienced master’s level substance abuse and mental health clinicians can help you tackle…