man helping spouse who struggles with alcoholism

How to Help a Spouse Struggling with Alcoholism

No one should go through alcohol addiction recovery alone. Alcohol addiction affects people of all ages, races, genders, and beliefs. No matter the stage of addiction recovery, support from loved ones and spouses is essential to successful sobriety. Learning how to support a spouse, finding the right help from alcohol detox centers, and understanding addiction…

a woman deals with the dangers of quitting alcohol cold turkey

Dangers of Quitting Alcohol “Cold Turkey”

Sometimes, alcohol addiction creeps up on us. Because alcohol is legal, it’s often considered relatively harmless. Daily routines of social drinking or a glass of wine after a long day at work can slowly turn from casual drinking to dependency. For those who try to quit drinking on their own, detox and withdrawal can be…

Finding Quality Addiction Treatment in Tampa Florida

Addiction is a life-threatening disease. It can affect one’s health, family members, career plans, and finances. Yet, no matter how severe the symptoms are, it is never too late to seek help and professional intervention. With the right amount of care, medical attention, therapy, and emotional support, lifelong recovery and sobriety is possible for everyone.…

Is Rehab Covered By Insurance

Does Insurance Cover Rehab? A common question that people have about addiction treatment is, “Does insurance cover rehab?” After all, not everyone can afford the expense of rehab without some form of financial help. In order to fully understand the answer, you have to understand government regulations. Thanks to government regulations, insurance companies have to…

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…