Unique Addiction Recovery Strategies

Addiction is one of the most common, yet under-recognized, chronic diseases ravaging the United States. More than 21 million people suffer from addiction –— and many do so silently. Of this number, 2.6 million people are dependent on both alcohol and drugs. Addiction statistics in the US are sobering: Not counting tobacco, more than 20 […]

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Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

While substance abuse is not the sole cause of domestic violence, there is a correlation between them. This is because substance abuse can be a cause domestic violence — and it can also be an effect of it. If you are a victim of domestic violence and have abused substances as a means to deal […]

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Common Myths About Women’s Recovery Centers

Entering a drug or alcohol treatment program can be scary challenge for anyone, but especially for women who have developed an addiction as a way of dealing with trauma or stressful situations. In most cases, women who enter a rehab program are struggling not only with their addiction, but also with the problems of everyday […]

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Childhood Sexual Abuse and Substance Abuse

Even if you do not know anything about sexual abuse or substance abuse, you are probably not surprised to learn that there is a connection between them. As an outside observer, you might have noticed that where drugs and alcohol are involved, children are often not safe. Substance abuse can bring out the worst in […]

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Women’s-Only Recovery Programs

Facing addiction can be scary. It takes a lot of courage to come out of the shadows and admit you’re suffering from addiction. Addiction has turned you into someone you do not recognize — someone who hides, lies about her activities and lives with an abundance of guilt and shame every day. Having the strength […]

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