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 [...]


The Truth About Female Drug Abuse Statistics

2019-07-01T20:31:51+00:00September 20th, 2017|Addiction Information, Gender-specific treatment|

From Lindsay Lohan to Oprah Winfrey, there are dozens of famous female drug addicts that have, thankfully, overcome the effects of drugs and alcohol. There are others that have sadly passed away due to their struggles with drugs or alcohol. While these stories of addiction are difficult, they do serve as a reminder of what is important when talking about women’s issues in recovery for addiction: recovery itself. Female drug abuse statistics give us quite a [...]


The Power of Meditation and Healthy Habits for Women in Recovery

2019-07-01T17:25:01+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. [...]


The Importance of Gender-Specific Treatment

2019-07-01T18:05:22+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 [...]