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…

Best Reasons To Visit a Long Term Rehab

LONG-TERM REHAB LETS THE BODY HEAL Drug and alcohol addiction causes damage to the body physically and requires a rehab center. This includes damage to organs, development of inflammation, and malnutrition. In a long-term setting, it’s possible to work to overcome these challenges in a safe place. REBUILDING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH TAKES TIME There’s ample…

The Facts About Alcohol Detox (Infographic)

Alcohol is an addictive substance. While alcohol is legal and sold all over the country, it does not change this fact. Quitting alcohol “cold turkey” can cause painful and severe withdrawal effects. This is why an alcohol detox center is recommended for anyone beginning recovery from alcohol addiction. The following information, collected by San Antonio…

5 Causes of Alcohol Addiction in Teens

The teen years are unique among the life stages in that more changes occur, physically, mentally, emotionally, during these few years than at any other time. The turbulence that such rapid changes can create, combined with the fact that adolescent brains are still developing until into the mid-twenties, makes it challenging for both kids and…

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…

What Are the Effect Of Drug Addiction

The effects of drug addiction range widely from one person to the next. If you think about the fact that these drugs are made up of dangerous chemicals and toxins that your body cannot handle, it may be clear why they cause such a significant change in your health. If you, like many others, are…

Do You Need AA?

An Overview Of Alcoholics Anonymous Without a doubt, Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the most successful programs in the world when it comes to helping people overcome alcohol addiction and substance abuse. Even though Alcoholics Anonymous is specifically for people who struggle with alcohol, it can also help people who struggle with gambling addiction, sex…

Factors That Influence Teen Relapse

What Causes Relapse in a Teen? It’s not always possible to understand why someone relapsed. There are a few common causes that may be most likely. Stress: One of the most significant factors for relapse for anyone is stress. There’s no way to avoid it in daily life. Many teens face stress at home, at school,…