7 Gender Differences Between Men and Women When it Comes to Addiction

2017-09-05T21:10:15+00:00September 6th, 2017|Addiction Information, Statistics & Research|

People tend to downplay the differences between men and women, especially with the importance of gender equality. But there is at least one area where gender differences really do play a role: substance abuse and addiction. Not only that, but there are also differences in the way men and women seek out and react to addiction treatment once they are in recovery. Simply put, there are gender differences in drug abuse. Of course, you don’t have [...]

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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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Alcoholism Risk for Women on the Rise: Learn Why

2017-09-21T18:11:55+00:00June 5th, 2017|Addiction Information, Alcoholism, Drug Trends, Recovery, Statistics & Research|

Statistics in the United States make it clear that alcoholism risk for women is on the rise. Nearly half of adult women say that they have drank alcohol in the past month. This alone would not be startling if it were not for the fact that twelve percent of adult women have reported binge drinking (that is, drinking five or more drinks in one sitting) three times a month. More than that, alcohol consumption and binge [...]

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Seven Of the Most Commonly Abused Substances Women Use in Colorado

2017-04-28T15:04:47+00:00May 20th, 2017|Addiction Information, Drug Trends, Statistics & Research|

Women in Colorado who are involved in substance abuse are typically using these seven substances. While alcohol is the most commonly used substance in Colorado, marijuana comes in at a close second. Heroin and other opioid indicators ranked high as well and is seeing an increase year after year. Women who are using or abusing the following substances are at a high risk for varying social problems like unplanned pregnancy, child abuse, car accidents and crime [...]

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