Category Archives: Substance Abuse in Women

Eating Disorders, Transfer Addiction, and Body Image

June 28, 2017

Whether it’s overcoming an eating disorder, conquering an addiction, or both, the general assumption is that once a person receives […]

Can Apps Help Women Stay Clean & Sober?

June 13, 2017

The world continues to move online, so it should be no surprise that those in recovery are finding outlets online […]

How Alcohol Effects Women

September 22, 2016

While men drink more than women and are addicted to alcohol at a higher rate, women tend to develop an […]

Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

September 20, 2016

Substance abuse during pregnancy puts the fetus at risk for a wide range of problems that can last a lifetime, […]

Alcohol and Breast Cancer: Study Reveals New Link

August 22, 2016

Doctors have noted five medical conditions that are of great concern to women: heart disease, breast cancer, osteoporosis, depression and […]

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: The Facts

May 4, 2016

Neonatal abstinence syndrome results when a fetus develops an addiction to opiates. If a mother abuses heroin, oxycodone or other […]

Dependence vs. Addiction: What’s the Difference?

August 14, 2015

Differentiating between a physical dependence on a substance and an addiction helps determine the best way to handle a loved […]

How Does Reinforcement Stimulation Create Addiction?

July 27, 2015

Reinforcement stimulation is a very real factor in our daily lives. Whether prompting us to eat more fast food or […]

Top Tips For Helping Your Spouse to Seek Substance Abuse Treatment

January 30, 2015

Substance abuse treatment can be a life-saver for individuals whose relationship with drugs or alcohol has gotten out of control. […]

Will I get a job after substance abuse rehab?

January 23, 2015

Many women go back to work after substance abuse rehab and have successful careers. You may worry that taking time […]

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