Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health

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 both…

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Substance abuse in the workplace is a serious problem. If you thought that people with drug and alcohol dependency issues don’t hold down jobs, this isn’t the case. Millions of Americans with addiction issues go to work. However, using has negative consequences that impact their ability to be productive and safe. Impaired judgment and a…

Signs Of Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, meaning it slows down the central nervous system. Like any depressant, when used in small doses, alcohol can help people relax and relieve tension. However, when consumed regularly and in high amounts, alcohol can significantly impair a person’s social and occupational functioning. It also causes major health problems,…

Should You Look for a Holistic Recovery Program?

Addiction affects a person’s mind, body, and spirit. When you are addicted to drugs or alcohol, finding a comprehensive treatment program is key. Evidence-based treatments provide therapy to target the roots of your addiction, and holistic addiction treatment helps relieve stress and heal your aches and pains. Learn more about the treatment centers that can…