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Substance Dependence
Top 5 Factors That Influence Substance Dependence August 20, 2018 6:59 pm - , , - Leave your thoughts

Understanding The Factors An overwhelming number of people are affected by substance dependence. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 20 million people age 12 and over reported struggling with a substance abuse disorder within the past year. Substances contributing to addiction include alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, misuse of prescription pain pills, stimulants, and benzodiazepines like […]

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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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