Drug and Alcohol Rehab Blog – Women’s Recovery in Colorado

Introducing the Soberlink Breathalyzer

2019-09-06T18:59:04+00:00March 25th, 2019|Alcoholism, Recovery|

Denver Women’s Recovery is happy to introduce you to Soberlink, a professional-grade breathalyzer that will assist you in reaching your recovery goals. This is one of the newest alcohol monitoring breathalyzers to hit the market, and it is already being used by both law enforcement agencies and addiction recovery centers. Denver Women’s Recovery is now a certified Soberlink provider. This means that we can incorporate this technology into your alcohol addiction treatment plan. This device [...]

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Mothers In Colorado Choosing Non-Opioid Pain Treatment after a C-Section

2019-07-01T17:38:39+00:00February 26th, 2019|Addiction Information, Gender-specific treatment|

You’ve heard all about how the opioid epidemic has been affecting families, communities, and the whole country in general. Now, it’s reaching new and pregnant women in the state of Colorado. Opioid overdoses have caused more maternal deaths than car accidents, homicides, or illness. The increase in maternal deaths is linked to the increase in prescription drug abuse. The abuse is causing overdose and addiction. Mothers and their doctors that are conscious of the opioid [...]

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8 Amazing Women Who Are Rocking Recovery

2019-02-11T04:12:28+00:00February 10th, 2019|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 Demi Lovato, Lindsay Lohan, and Britney Spears splattered across tabloid magazines nationwide, [...]

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15 Sober Female Celebrities With Past Addiction Problems

2019-06-28T22:34:57+00:00January 28th, 2019|Recovery|

Addiction and female celebrities have long been in the news. Celebrities don’t have it easy. Many of the reasons people will start abusing substances are magnified for females in Hollywood. While they are often mothers, they also have to be on a movie set for 12 + hours in a day. They have to look and stay beautiful in front of the world. They can’t make little mistakes because they won’t go unnoticed. It’s a [...]

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The Top 12 Recovery Resolutions for 2019

2018-12-26T16:35:08+00:00December 26th, 2018|Addiction Information, Recovery|

The New Year can be a time for personal growth. Most people aim for self-improvement by making a list of resolutions that they hope to keep throughout the year. But for people who struggle with substance abuse, the New Year offers an opportunity for a fresh start, free from the prison of active addiction. For them, New Year’s resolution take on a deeper meaning. In that spirit, here is a list of the Top Recovery [...]

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Blackouts When Drinking: What They Are, Why They Happen, and 7 Signs It’s Time to Quit Drinking

2019-05-01T21:11:49+00:00November 30th, 2018|Alcoholism|

Perhaps you're familiar with the following scenario: you’re out on the town with the girls. You go out for drinks. You start to dance, and you continue to drink as the night goes on. Before you know it, you’ve had a couple more drinks than you’d anticipated. You write it off as no big deal and continue to enjoy yourself. You wake up in the morning and are immediately faced with the memories of all [...]

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Am I Addicted? 24 Signs of Alcoholism in Women

2019-08-27T15:30:53+00:00October 15th, 2018|Alcoholism|

It’s important to know the signs of alcoholism in women if you suspect someone you love is in trouble. The problem is bigger than you might think. There are an estimated 15 million alcoholics or alcohol abusers in the US. Women make up about 4.6 million of that number. A publication from the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism (NIAAA) called Alcohol: A Women’s Health Issue, states that heavy drinking and binge drinking is becoming [...]

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How Suboxone Can Help in Recovery but Why You Shouldn’t Misuse It

2019-08-27T15:30:15+00:00October 5th, 2018|Addiction Information, Recovery|

Suboxone is highly recommended for addicts looking to recover from an opioid addiction. It has earned the nickname of "the box office drug". This is likely due to the fact that it's so popular that 1.55 billion US dollars worth of it was sold in 2013. This prescription medication dramatically reduces the severity of symptoms related to opiate addiction and withdrawal. The only negative aspect of Suboxone is that you can become addicted to it. [...]

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What is the Divine Feminine? How Can I Access It To Enhance My Recovery?

2019-07-01T18:01:29+00:00October 1st, 2018|Recovery|

What Is The Divine Feminine? Wonderful things are happening here on planet Earth – although, if you immerse yourself in the mainstream media, you might think otherwise. Indeed, it is a blessed time to be alive. There has never been a better time to be a sober woman! People all over the world are waking up and becoming enlightened to our global need for a shift in consciousness. Many have attributed this collective spiritual awakening [...]

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Stop Isolating! Science Shows Social Connections Are Vital To Your Recovery

2019-07-01T17:28:22+00:00September 20th, 2018|Recovery|

Social Connections Should Be An Integral Part of the Recovery Process When most women think about sustaining ongoing recovery, three things usually come to mind: The first and most obvious is the need to remain completely abstinent from drugs and alcohol. It goes without saying (but we’ll say it anyway!) that you cannot enjoy sobriety unless you are sober. Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism starts with not putting mind-altering substances into your body. In [...]

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