Drinking Deaths among Women Have DOUBLED

2020-04-27T00:55:34+00:00April 27th, 2020|Alcoholism|

Why are drinking deaths among women at an all-time high? According to a recent report from the NIAAA, alcohol-related deaths have more than DOUBLED. From 1999 to 2017 - less than a generation - drinking deaths jumped from 36,000 to over 76,000. 10% of ALL deaths in the United States are due to excessive drinking. Of special relevance, 70% of alcohol-attributable deaths are among working-age adults between the ages of 20 and 64. Keep this [...]


Holly Wilson’s Gift of Sobriety – Women’s Recovery

2020-01-13T16:03:34+00:00December 24th, 2019|Alcoholism, Gender-specific treatment, Recovery|

Holly Wilson founded Women’s Recovery, an alcohol and drug rehab center in Denver and Dillon, Colorado. One of her goals is to help other women reach and maintain sobriety through gender-specific addiction treatment.  Women’s Recovery is led and run by women who have been through similar situations of addiction but are now in recovery. Through their experiences, the staff is able to connect with the clients and assist them in their time of need.  In [...]


How Long Does Alcohol Stay in a Woman’s Body?

2019-12-30T22:09:59+00:00December 12th, 2019|Alcoholism|

Despite the advancements made towards gender equality, the biological differences between women and men remain. Alcohol metabolizes faster in a woman’s body than a man’s. Due to this, males can typically handle greater amounts of alcohol than their female counterparts. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s (NIAAA) definition of binge drinking outlines different numbers of drinks for the different sexes: 4 drinks on the same occasion for women and 5 drinks on the [...]


The Truth About “Mommy Juice”: How Mom Wine Culture is Normalizing Alcoholism

2020-02-21T18:56:20+00:00November 27th, 2019|Alcoholism|

Mommy wine culture may seem like fun and games, but is it simply masking a real problem? We’ve all seen the Facebook memes, the Etsy t-shirts, and the oversized novelty wine glasses branded with funny sayings. Mom juice It’s wine o’clock Momma needs some wine! These products typically come in fun colors and feature cute fonts that make them seem harmless. But are these products pointing to a serious issue? Are we normalizing addictive behavior? [...]


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

2020-03-06T15:44:07+00:00October 30th, 2019|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 [...]


Alcoholism in Women: Truths, Lies and How to Recover

2020-02-21T18:53:42+00:00October 21st, 2019|Alcoholism|

"Alcoholism is an equal opportunity destroyer - taking relationships, jobs, and the happiness of any woman. The disease constricts, while recovery creates. Finding a place where other woman on the journey of recreating their lives is vital. " ~ Dr. Bader, Chief Clinical Officer at Women's Recovery Truths About Alcoholism in Women The truth is, women are affected by alcohol differently than men. Alcohol is much harder on a woman’s body. [...]


Holly Montag Wilson, Founder of Women’s Recovery: A Great Comeback Story

2019-10-03T15:20:52+00:00September 18th, 2019|Addiction Information, Alcoholism, Recovery|

“I would hope that Denver Women’s Recovery is my legacy, and it’s the best thing that I’ve ever been (able) to do to feel like I’m able to help people along their journey to find recovery.” ~ Holly Wilson, Founder of Women’s Recovery Once upon a time, Holly Montag lived what seemed to be an enviable life. A decade ago, she was a famous face on such popular reality TV shows as The Hills and [...]


Am I Addicted? 24 Signs of Alcoholism in Women

2020-02-15T21:16:32+00:00September 18th, 2019|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 [...]


Introducing the Soberlink Breathalyzer

2019-09-25T16:48:33+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 [...]


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, [...]