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The Importance of Medication Management: Tips for Staying on Track With Your Treatment Plan

Medication management is like navigating a roadmap for your health, ensuring you take the appropriate medication and dose at the right time. It's necessary when juggling multiple prescriptions, supplements, or Read More

What is Going on in that Head of Yours?

A brief insight to the brain's circuitry relating to substance use disorder Read More

Family Therapy in Integrated Psychiatry

NC Medical Doctors Healing the Whole Body in NC Dr. Norma Safransky and Dr. Natasha Donnelly, our experienced and skilled psychiatric medical doctors at Cedar Oaks Clinic in Wake Forest, NC, devote their Read More

Navigating the Holidays: Reaching Out to a Loved One Struggling with Alcohol Misuse

For many, having a few drinks during a holiday party is common practice – but for those who are struggling with an alcohol use disorder, are recently sober, or are Read More

What To Expect From Mental Health Counseling

Mental health is significant because it affects every aspect of our lives, from relationships to work to physical health. Mental health counseling in Wake Forest, NC, can help you achieve Read More

What To Expect When Seeking Mental Health Support

How mental health support from your doctor in Wake Forest, NC, can help you live your best life Your mental health is just as important as your physical health, and just Read More

Welcome Dr. Safransky

We would like to welcome our new collaborating Psychiatrist. Dr. Norma F. Safransky who is a psychiatrist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with University of North Carolina Read More

Metabolic Monday’s

The Cedar Oaks Team is proud to introduce a new initiative that we will be evaluating! We are providing our clients, who meet certain criteria, with the opportunity to work Read More

Congratulations to Megan

Megan Hyatt, PA and the first recipient of the Cedar Oaks Clinic Fellowship completed the Fellowship! The Cedar Oaks Team and clients would like to congratulate Megan and say thank Read More

3 Amazing Benefits of Therapy Everyone Should Know

Around this time of year, many people have abandoned their New Year’s resolution. But the good news is whether it’s January 1st or August 31st, you can make the decision Read More

How To Help a Veteran Transition to Civilian Life

Strong. Resilient. Brave Three words many people would use to describe those who serve. They put themselves before others and risk their lives in honor of freedom. Service men and women Read More

How Much Stress Is Too Much?

Your morning alarm blares from the night stand next to as you scramble to turn it off. It’s the beginning of a new day and immediately your mind races with Read More

Are There Different Types of Trauma?

Is trauma really about personal resilience? How much vs. how little exposure? Are some people just stronger than others in the wake of trauma? Understanding Small Ts and Large Ts The truth is, someone Read More

Busting 3 Misconceptions About PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in those who’ve experienced trauma, a dramatic situation, or dangerous event. It’s natural to feel scared, shocked, and anxious after Read More

How To Overcome Powerlessness After Trauma

Experiencing any sort of trauma can be a life-changing event. If you’ve lost something crucial to your well-being, you can’t often tell what the outcome will be. Sometimes losses can Read More

Tips To Create Guidelines For Kids And Screen Time In The New Year

Technology is commonly a top gift for the holidays- especially for our youth. Popular iPads, phones, computers, and video games made their way under trees across America this holiday season Read More

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Crisis Services

Always contact the Cedar Oaks Team with any concerns or questions. In an emergency, or if you are unable to contact us, listed below are some additional helplines and advocacy services. These are run by different organizations.  They are free services that you can use for talk or text support in an emotional crisis. For a medical emergency always call 988.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you would like immediate help, please call or text 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). Through this toll-free phone number, we offer a network of crisis centers across the country. These centers staff their lines with people who are trained to listen and offer support to people in emotional crisis. If you are in an immediate medical crisis, please call 988.

North Carolina Hopeline – you talk, and we listen.

CALL OR TEXT: 919-231-4525 | 877-235-4525

NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Health

Crisis line, information, and advocacy

NAMI North Carolina

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