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Depression in Women
The Important Facts on Depression in Women July 20, 2017 4:57 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Feelings of depression are more overwhelming than just feeling a little down in the dumps and can be heightened significantly when addiction is at play. Depression, just like drug or alcohol addiction, is a mental illness that requires specialist treatment to deal with the associated feelings of helplessness. If women are suffering addiction issues, they are four times as likely […]

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Unique Needs of Women in Addiction Treatment
The Unique Needs of Women in Addiction Treatment July 18, 2017 4:23 pm - - Leave your thoughts

There are significant differences in the socioeconomic and environmental factors influencing drug and alcohol abuse in men and women.  For example, physical or sexual abuse and associated underlying issues are much more prevalent in cases of women with addiction than with men. This is one of the principal reasons women’s drug treatment has been proven the most effective approach to […]

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Advantages of Women's Rehab
The Benefits and Advantages of Women’s’-Only Rehab July 12, 2017 7:39 pm - , - Leave your thoughts

Men and women have quite different biological and emotional dispositions and the reasons behind women getting into addiction can be quite different from those of men. Gender-specific treatment at women’s recovery centers is often better able to meet these different needs more effectively and have been found to have higher patient retention rates as a result. The many benefits and […]

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Detox
What Every Woman Should Know About Detox July 10, 2017 5:29 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Women in today’s society have their own unique stress and pressure points in their daily lives. When there is also drug or alcohol addiction present, there’s quite a cocktail of stress in play. Often addiction issues in women can be exacerbated further by pregnancy, increasing the fear and anxiety surrounding their addiction and often leaving them unable or too fearful […]

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Addiction and Pregnancy
Addiction and Pregnancy: What You Should Do Next July 3, 2017 7:22 pm - - Leave your thoughts

It is common knowledge that when a woman is pregnant, everything that she does affects the baby in her womb. All the things that she eats, drinks, or consumes will directly impact the baby she is carrying. For this simple reason alone, one can readily deduce that a pregnant woman suffering from drug addiction has got to make some changes […]

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Addiction Treatment Under a New Healthcare Plan
What You Should Know About Addiction Treatment Under a New Healthcare Plan June 30, 2017 6:12 pm - - Leave your thoughts

There are several options available for people who are seeking treatment for their drug and alcohol addiction along with co-occurring mental disorders. The new perspective insurance companies have gained, being that drug and alcohol addiction is a treatable medical condition, is making it possible for most companies to offer healthcare plans in the dual diagnosis residential treatment for women. Although […]

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5 Things You Should Be Aware of Regarding Insurance and Rehab
5 Things You Should Be Aware of Regarding Insurance and Rehab June 29, 2017 10:57 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Addiction is not cheap – not only does it burden the family and the addict emotionally and psychologically, but financially as well. If you have a loved one suffering from substance abuse disorder who finally decided to seek professional help in a women rehabilitation center you need to know that the treatment can be expensive (although not as expensive as […]

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Is Addiction a Genetic Problem
Is Addiction a Genetic Problem or a Mental Health Illness? June 20, 2017 9:09 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Unfortunately, the answer to this question is still inconclusive.  Read on and learn more about the complex problem of addiction. Addiction Defined Addiction is a chronic disease of the brain, symptomized by uncontrollable seeking and obsessive use of drugs, alcohol or some other substance or activity.  What makes addiction extra challenging is its compulsive nature, driving individuals to continue sustaining […]

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Women's Alcohol Addiction
5 Common Misconceptions About Women’s Alcohol Addiction June 13, 2017 7:59 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Women and men are often regarded differently when it comes to the issue of alcohol addiction. While people acknowledge that there are women alcoholics, many people falsely believe that addiction is primarily a “man’s problem.”. However, any counselor at a drug rehab for women knows that most of the myths about women with alcohol use disorder are untrue. Here are […]

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