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Women With Mental Health Issues
What Are the Obstacles to Treatment for Women With Mental Health Issues? October 12, 2017 4:35 pm - - Leave your thoughts

For many women with mental health issues, seeking and getting appropriate treatment at mental health facilities for women involves overcoming several barriers and obstacles, largely due to commonly held misconceptions towards this vulnerable group.  Many of the barriers are largely down to the attitudes of women sufferers themselves and are perpetuated their state of mind; some are generated by society […]

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Addiction Treatment for Women With Children
Addiction Treatment for Women With Children October 10, 2017 6:17 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Pregnant women and those who are already mothers who are going through addiction issues are one of the most isolated groups of people needing rehab. Many can become so concerned that their children will be removed from their care if they openly seek addiction treatment that they are unwilling to do so. Others may be unaware of the serious health […]

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Opioid Addiction in Women
Opioid Addiction in Women October 4, 2017 5:19 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Of the many people addicted to opiate-based substances and prescription medication in America, many are women. According to recent data from Blue Cross Blue Shield, a federation that represents 36 separate United States health insurance organizations and companies, between 2010 and 2016, the number of people diagnosed with opioid addiction increased by a staggering 493%, indicating a problem that is […]

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Risks of Drug Addiction
What are the Financial Risks of Drug Addiction? October 3, 2017 7:15 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Addiction is a chronic disease that devastates the lives of many Americans and their loved ones. However, not much is known about the very damaging financial effects of addiction that can drive wedges between partners and family, bury addiction issues further, become a source of depression and anxiety and in some cases result in criminal behavior. The Financial Cost of […]

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Special Needs of Women in Addiction Treatment
What Are the Special Needs of Women in Addiction Treatment? September 26, 2017 6:52 pm - - Leave your thoughts

When it comes to rehab for women, gender differences come into play because women have specific needs that men don’t necessarily share. The rehabilitation approach used for men may not have the same efficacy for women and that, of course, is something that has to be taken into consideration when choosing a women’s recovery center. The core principles of gender-specific […]

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Effects of Depression on Women
What are the Effects of Depression on Women? September 21, 2017 7:23 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Around 15 million Americans suffer from depression every year of which the majority are women, around two-thirds of whom do not receive the treatment they need. An unwillingness to communicate difficulty in coping, particularly if a caregiver, prevents many women with depression from speaking out about their suffering with this chronic mental illness. What Exactly is Depression? Depression is a […]

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Addiction in Young Women
The 7 Main Causes of Addiction in Young Women September 20, 2017 7:51 pm - - Leave your thoughts

The years when a girl becomes a woman can be a confusing and fragile time, particularly with the pressure of social media and the crushing expectations that are placed on girls who are still slowly developing their identity and sense of self-worth while their bodies undergo extensive changes. It is possibly the heightened pressure resulting from the rising dominance of […]

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Avoid Relapse After Successful Detox
How to Avoid Relapse After Successful Detox September 13, 2017 6:58 pm - - Leave your thoughts

There are always new challenges to face once detox for women has been completed and patients return to their daily lives. The most difficult challenge to face is temptation, particularly as the disease pervades the lives and social circles of addicts before treatment, making significant lifestyle changes inevitable. Female addicts are often more susceptible to the opinions of others and […]

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Women’s Rehab
Benefits of Retreats Focusing on Women’s Rehab August 30, 2017 4:36 pm - - Leave your thoughts

There was a time when women’s alcohol addiction was tied to loose morals and human weakness. The stigma for women was so great that they often shunned outside help and suffered in silence. But women’s alcohol rehab is now an accepted, and effective, mode of treatment to help individuals recover from substance abuse. Of course, to say that the stigma […]

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Dual Diagnosis Illnesses
What Are the Most Common Dual Diagnosis Illnesses? August 28, 2017 11:27 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Addiction is often a disease complicated by an underlying mental illness. It can also be an effect of the addiction where the symptoms of a mental illness become aggravated because of the substance.   People do not just succumb to addiction because of the drug itself but also because they find an escape via drug abuse, and also as a way to lessen the symptoms of their psychological disorder. A women’s drug rehab center […]

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