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Dealing With Substance Abuse & Depression in Women During The Holidays

Depression in women who also suffer from substance abuse problems often rises during the holidays.  Many women feel pressure to perform and exceed familiar expectations during the holidays, to make the perfect holiday for their loved ones.  Unfortunately the combination of substance abuse or alcohol problems and depression can make the holidays incredibly difficult for many women. Treatment for substance abuse problems and depression in women can help make the holidays easier to handle.  Depression and substance abuse problems are often linked because the underlying cause of both can be the same.  Many women have underlying issues rooted in family,…

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Women’s Drug Rehab Reminds Us All to be Grateful

People wind up in women’s drug rehab for a variety of reasons. Some suffer from a dual diagnosis and turn to drugs and alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate their symptoms. Some were victims of domestic violence and tried to cope with what happened to them through substance abuse. And others still were just following the example set forth for them from a young age by a parent or guardian. The point is that no one intentionally sets out to develop an addiction to drugs or alcohol but it’s still something that happens every day. It’s up to each and…

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Addressing Gender Specific Needs in a Drug Rehab for Women

Drug rehab for women needs to be quite different than drug rehab for men. Women suffer from different environmental and health-related issues than men, not to mention there are often different circumstances that lead women to addiction. Therefore, it only makes sense that drug rehab for women should be different. Gender Specific Needs in A Drug Rehab In general, it is more common for women to turn to substance abuse as a form of self-medication. There are many factors specific to women that may be difficult to cope with, leading to the start of substance abuse and often times addiction.…

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Why Choose Alcohol Rehab for Women?

Alcohol rehab for women has been increasing in popularity amongst alcohol rehab programs. According to the Federal Center for Substance Abuse Programs, women are the fastest growing demographic amongst alcohol abusers. According to their numbers, 2.7 million women are currently abusing drugs or alcohol in the United States. These numbers are particularly astonishing when you consider that that is about one-fourth of the total number of people in the United States abusing drug or alcohol and the number is growing. The staff at Destination Hope: The Women’s Program understands that the effects of alcohol are different on women and that…

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Why Choose Women’s Drug Rehab Now

Quality women's drug rehab centers can be effective at any time during an addict’s life, but it is always best to seek treatment as early on in the addiction as possible. By seeking treatment from a womens drug rehab early on, women may be able to avoid some of the negative consequences of drug abuse. Beyond the direct health effects of drug abuse, there are also certain diseases, which can be spread through drug use or through the actions that may come from drug abuse. These diseases are a prime example of the problems that may be able to be…

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Why You Should Choose A Gender Specific Women’s Drug Rehab

Women’s drug rehab and women’s alcohol rehab first and foremost needs to represent a safe, worry-free place for women to heal. If you don’t feel safe in your environment, then there is about a zero percent chance that you’ll feel comfortable enough to open up and be vulnerable, which are core essentials when it comes to substance abuse treatment. Trust is key, and without feelings of safety and security trust simply cannot happen. Keeping in mind the sheer number of women who developed substance abuse issues as a result of traumatic experiences with men like child abuse or sexual assault,…

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Family Therapy Evolving at Destination Hope

Family therapy is without question one of the most integral parts of substance abuse treatment. Let’s face it, we are who we are because of our family. It was our familial environment that helped shape us into the people we’ve become today. It was those same relationships we watched and developed ourselves where patterns and emotional responses were ingrained into our brains. It was in our families where we first learned to communicate as well as learned how to get our needs met. Some of the things we learned were positive, others not so much. A large part of family…

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Women and Mental Health

Mental health is defined by the National Library of Medicine as “how we think, feel and act as we cope with life. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices.” While generally speaking, women and men are equally likely to develop a mental illness, there are a few specific disorders that impact women at a greater rate than they do men. For example, women are almost twice as likely to develop an anxiety disorder or depression than their male counterparts. Eating disorders and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also more common in women…

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Womens Drug Rehab Highlighted in Amy Winehouse Tribute

Women’s drug rehab facilities were touted by actor/comedian Russell Brand during a tribute to Amy Winehouse on Sunday night’s Video Music Awards on MTV. The tribute was led by Brand, and included famed musician Tony Bennett as well as a performance by VMA nominee Bruno Mars.

Brand touched on the endless talents Winehouse possessed, as well the demons that haunted her until the end from her disease of addiction.  The most hopeful part of Brand’s speech was when he addressed the crowd and declared to a live audience of thousands and a television audience of millions that there is help out there for anyone suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, and that they don’t need to suffer in silence. Women’s drug rehab centers and alcohol addiction facilities do exist and they do work.

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Womens Drug Rehab

Womens drug rehab facilities can be credited with helping thousands of women worldwide kick their self defeating drug habits. Drug addiction is a difficult disease that many women will struggle with their entire lives and never get a handle on. Addiction can be so crippling to a person as it brings along with it negative, real implications on the mind and body. When your mind and body have become completely dependent on something, it is extremely hard to convince yourself that you can let it go. The beauty of a womens drug rehab is the comfortable, nurturing, safe environment it…

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