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Physical Effects of Seasonal Depression in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: December 21, 2021Updated: December 21, 2021Seasonal depression, also called seasonal affective disorder or SAD, is the same as depression, except its onset follows a seasonal pattern. It is most common in fall and winter when…

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3 Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored ByWesley CulpepperWesley Culpepper read morePublished: December 11, 2021Updated: December 8, 2021Cheer is not always the prevailing emotion at the holidays. Many people experience serious holiday blues that are more than just an isolated bad mental health day. Getting out of…

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Avoiding Anxiety Triggers on Thanksgiving

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored ByWesley CulpepperWesley Culpepper read morePublished: November 25, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Thanksgiving is a time to gather and celebrate with family and loved ones. In theory, it allows people to reflect on what they are grateful for while enjoying some good…

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Ways Yoga Can Improve Addiction Recovery

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 23, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Yoga is a holistic treatment that can help those in recovery heal both their mind and their body. Yoga involves breathing exercises, postures, guided imagery, and meditation to enhance overall…

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Addressing Your Disordered Eating Before the Holidays

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored ByWesley CulpepperWesley Culpepper read morePublished: November 20, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Holiday festivities often encourage eating and drinking alcohol in quantities that would otherwise be discouraged. Those with disordered eating likely feel a great deal of stress and anxiety leading up…

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Dealing with PTSD Triggers

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 21, 2021Updated: August 31, 2021Whether you participated in combat or are a victim of abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder can develop in individuals who have experienced some form of trauma in the past. Unfortunately, the effects of PTSD can impact…

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 1, 2021Updated: August 31, 2021People observe World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on September 10 of each year since its inaugural year in 2003. It is a collaboration between the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), the World Health Organization…

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Finding Anxiety Treatment Centers for Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 30, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021Anxiety is one of the most misunderstood disorders, affecting more than 40 million people each year. It is the most common mental illness in the United States and comes in many forms, each with its…

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Coping Skills You Learn in Depression Treatment

Added ByThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThe Willows at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 24, 2021Updated: August 13, 2021When suffering from depression, it seems like there is no way out, and therein lies one of the main obstacles to combating it. The longer you isolate yourself from family and friends, the heavier the…