Opioid Abuse: 4 Ways it Affects Women and How to Recover

2020-02-21T18:54:23+00:00October 30th, 2019|Drug Trends, Recovery|

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: This website and all content (graphics, text and other materials) are for informational purposes only. This information does not take the place of medical advice from a doctor and should not be substituted for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek out the advice of a qualified health provider with any questions about a medical condition. "Opiates can start as medication and escalate into drug abuse.  This [...]

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7 Benefits of Outpatient Addiction Treatment for Women

2019-12-09T21:01:47+00:00October 30th, 2019|Recovery|

"IOP is a laboratory for recovery, getting to learn, practice and refine the skills needed for long term success." ~ LaTisha Bader, Ph.D., LP, LAC, CC-AASP, Chief Clinical Officer at Women's Recovery For most women suffering from an addiction, the choice to finally seek out professional treatment is the hardest they’ll ever make. Pushing through the denial, the fear, the shame, the guilt. And having the courage to say [...]

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

2019-11-20T22:57:00+00:00October 28th, 2019|Drug Rehabilitation, Recovery|

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 Rehab Is Not Your Only Option For Addiction Treatment Inpatient [...]

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Lofexidine – The First FDA Approved Drug for Opioid Withdrawals

2019-10-18T18:23:31+00:00October 9th, 2019|Addiction Information, Recovery|

There's some fairly exciting news happening in the addiction recovery industry. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally approved a prescription medication for managing opioid withdrawal symptoms. This medication is known as lofexidine. Lofexidine is sold under the brand name Lucemyra. This non-opioid prescription medication is used specifically to treat opioid withdrawals. It can ease the severity of withdrawal symptoms although it may not completely prevent them. Currently, this treatment is only approved [...]

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Gender Specific Treatment for Women: Why It Works

2019-11-20T22:56:33+00:00October 6th, 2019|Gender-specific treatment, Recovery|

“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 There are plenty of addiction resources online for those struggling with addiction. While many people can easily learn about the different types of addiction treatment programs available, like inpatient and outpatient rehabs, not many people are aware of a specialized type of care [...]

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Behavior Modification: How Well Does This Therapeutic Approach Work for Those Seeking Addiction Recovery?

2019-10-24T14:18:33+00:00October 5th, 2019|Recovery|

Formerly known as behavior analysis, behavior modification is a kind of psychotherapy that can be used during addiction recovery. It compliments other therapies because it addresses certain aspects of addiction that other therapies don’t. Also known as behavior therapy, it helps to reduce or get rid of negative behaviors through conditioning techniques that help a person make positive changes. The behavior of abusing substances is often based on a coping mechanism. We feel anxious or [...]

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15 Sober Female Celebrities With Past Addiction Problems

2019-10-18T18:19:34+00:00October 3rd, 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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MAT Options: The Anti-Addiction Medications You Need to Know

2019-10-18T18:18:57+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Recovery|

“(Anti-addiction medications) have been proven as the gold standard for really helping people recover… That makes a huge difference in folks coming forward and looking for treatment.” ~ Marlies Perez, Division Chief, Substance Use Disorder Compliance Division, California Department of Health Care Services The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse reports that more than 1 in 7 Americans age 12 and older struggle with some kind of Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Unfortunately, only 10% [...]

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Women’s Recovery Team Building 2019

2019-09-27T16:23:16+00:00September 27th, 2019|Recovery|

Team building exercises are important for any business to maintain effective communication, stay focused, and deepen the connection between co-workers. For these reasons, Women's Recovery staff came together for a fun team-building event this week. Here are some of the highlights: Top 3 Reasons for Team Building Communication Communication outside the workplace [...]

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How to REALLY forgive yourself: #7 Steps To Take to Finding Forgiveness Within

2019-09-20T15:17:31+00:00September 20th, 2019|Recovery|

Many people who are recovering from commonly abused substances frantically search the internet for articles that answer the question, “How can I REALLY forgive myself…..NOW?” There’s a reason for this hurried need for self-forgiveness. It’s called guilt. Why So Many Are on the Frenzied Search for Forgiveness You see, forgiveness is the only antidote to guilt. There is no other cure, remedy, or fix for guilt other than good old-fashioned forgiveness. And, chances are if [...]

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