Addiction Treatment

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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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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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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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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Women’s Addiction Treatment
8 Things to Know About Women’s Addiction Treatment February 9, 2017 5:27 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Drug and alcohol addiction can greatly impact anyone’s life, regardless if you are a man or a woman. But for women who are seen by society as the more nurturing and higher moral ascendancy, substance abuse can be devastating. It affects every aspect of a woman’s life from personal, social, and family life. Although with a women’s treatment center, the […]

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Recovery Toolbox
The 5-Step Plan to Building a Recovery Toolbox January 13, 2017 6:07 pm - - Leave your thoughts

So, you’ve successfully completed a program at a women’s addiction treatment center. Finishing a recovery program at a women’s recovery center may have felt like an uphill battle, but, in truth, the real hard work starts after you re-enter your everyday environment. When you return home to your friends and family you will have to face numerous challenges and temptations […]

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Avoid Morning Drama The 5 Recovery Mantras July 20, 2016 7:01 am - , , -

Treatment programs are instrumental in the drug recovery process. Additionally, positive mantras and affirmations go a long way. As a recovering addict, there are times when you will feel down. Morning hangovers and the accompanying drama can cast a dark spell on the rest of the day. This is when these positive mantras come in handy. When you repeat these […]

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10 Essential Songs You Need for Your Recovery July 15, 2016 7:56 am - , , -

Positive self-talk is one helpful method that uses the power of your own mind to assist your recovery. Music is a great way to encourage a positive and motivational mental outlook and trigger healthy self-talk. Let’s take a look at some songs to add to your recovery play-list: 1 – “Stronger” by Britney Spears Many addiction counselors describe substance use […]

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8 Myths About Going To Rehab July 11, 2016 7:50 am - , , -

The thought of going to addiction recovery rehab is intimidating. There are many perceptions about rehab in the public mind, many of which are simply not true. By understanding that these are just misconceptions, you may approach rehab with more confidence. You Must Reach Rock Bottom There is a perception that those who go to rehab have lost everything. That […]

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