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What Are Some Signs Of Social Media Addiction?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 25, 2021Updated: June 1, 2021In recent years, social media browsing became a favorite pastime for many people. In 2018, billions of people used social media as a form of entertainment. This number is expected to increase in the next decade. It…

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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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When to Be Worried About Gaming Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 12, 2021Updated: May 14, 2021Most adolescent or teenage boys play video games, and some do so excessively. The question is, when does a favorite activity become an addiction? At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery in North Carolina, we have a gaming addiction…

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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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What to Expect During Family Therapy

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 8, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022For teen boys with substance abuse disorders, family therapy helps parents and loved ones support adolescents in recovery. This approach uses family strengths to help teens return to life without alcohol and drug use. At Foothills at Red Oak…

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Sober Activities on Cinco de Mayo

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 5, 2021Updated: May 14, 2021Cinco de Mayo celebrations typically involve alcohol, sometimes lots of it. For those recovering from alcohol dependency, this boisterous holiday can pose a challenge to continued sobriety. However, there are ways to mark sober holidays without missing…

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Benefits of an Adolescent Treatment Center

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 3, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022If you are considering teen treatment centers, you may wonder what benefits they have over traditional substance abuse treatment programs. At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery’s adolescent treatment center, we focus exclusively on assisting young boys with mental…

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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…