Why IOP Is a Good Choice For Moms and Women Who Work

2018-06-12T03:48:32+00:00June 25th, 2018|Drug Rehabilitation, Recovery|

Inpatient Rehab Is Not Your Only Option For Addiction Treatment Many women who struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol don’t get the help they need because they simply cannot check themselves into an inpatient facility for a month or more. Life won’t allow it. While addiction can wreak havoc on a woman’s life; she still may have a family to raise, a job to keep, or aging parents to take care of. Inpatient [...]

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Five Things I Adore About Being a Sober Woman, Wife, Mom, Daughter and Friend

2018-06-10T03:18:30+00:00June 10th, 2018|Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Recovery|

I’m April – A Recovering Addict, Wife, Mom, Daughter, And Friend Hi, my name is April and I am a recovering alcoholic and addict. On July 7, 2018, I will have seven years of sobriety – thanks be to my Higher Power, whom I choose to call “God.” I am truly grateful to be sober today. I have an amazing life and the people who love me tell me I am an amazing woman. I [...]

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8 Amazing Women Who Are Rocking Recovery

2017-06-29T16:20:31+00:00July 5th, 2017|Addiction Information, Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Recovery|

Hollywood A-list celebrities and Platinum album recording artists seem to be the kings and queens of nightlife, whisking off in stretch limousines to clubs throughout the city. Hollywood isn't all after-parties and bottle service, though. There are dozens of women in recovery from alcoholism or addiction who grace the silver screen and radio stations throughout the country. After witnessing the very public downfalls of Lindsey Lohan and Britney Spears splattered across tabloid magazines nationwide, it may [...]

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The Power of Meditation and Healthy Habits for Women in Recovery

2017-06-08T05:23:33+00:00June 19th, 2017|Addiction Information, Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Gender-specific treatment, Recovery, Statistics & Research|

There is no question regarding the benefit and power of meditation and healthy habits for women in recovery. It is not for nothing that many recovery programs include workshops on developing mindfulness, encouraging healthy habits in daily life, and creating space for self-care throughout the recovery process. Both meditation and healthy habits can be extremely beneficial in keeping women on track with their recovery, especially after they have left a more formal rehab facility or program. [...]

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The Importance of Gender-Specific Treatment

2017-06-30T05:18:20+00:00June 12th, 2017|Addiction Information, Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Gender-specific treatment, Recovery, Statistics & Research|

“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” ~ Diana Ross With all the information available online dealing with addiction and recovery, there is at least one topic that tends to get neglected: the importance of gender-specific treatment in overcoming addiction. Creating effective drug and alcohol treatment for women is crucial to ensuring that alcoholism and [...]

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