Women and Substance Abuse–Risks and Issues

Women and Substance Abuse--Risks and Issues Torso of pregnant teen or woman Women have many specific issues during addiction and chief among them is the risk of pregnancy. Pregnancy and substance abuse are a serious and high-risk combination of circumstances, posing unfortunate risks for both the woman and her baby. When pregnant women [...]

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Women’s Rehab Options—Special Concerns for Women

Women’s Rehab Options—Special Concerns for Women Women’s rehab options are widely available and varied. They cover a range of treatment settings and treatment philosophies. There is also a wide array of treatment methods to choose from. Some examples of the diverse options for women include: Outpatient—outpatient addiction treatment occurs in a clinic setting in which [...]

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Women’s Rehab Options–Is a Women Only Rehab Right for You?

Women’s Rehab Options--Is a Women Only Rehab Right for You? Women’s rehab options are widely available. They give addicted women a unique environment in which to overcome substance use. Not only do women-only rehab settings provide a very different social aspect to treatment, but they also allow a specialized focus upon the needs and issues [...]

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Maternal Drug Use During Pregnancy–Issues in Recovery

Maternal Drug Use During Pregnancy--Issues in Recovery Maternal drug use during pregnancy poses significant challenges for mothers, their babies, families, treatment professionals, and society at large.  There are issues involved that are common for all addicts and then issues specific to pregnancy while addicted. Overall, it is a difficult situation for all involved, but it can be managed in [...]

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Addicted Babies – A Growing Problem with Tough Solutions

Addicted Babies – A Growing Problem with Tough Solutions   Addicted babies are becoming more and more common. Sadly, neonatal abstinence syndrome is becoming a bigger issue than many hospitals are equipped to deal with. While many states are making it a criminal offense for mothers to abuse substances while pregnant, some experts feel that not [...]

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Addiction During Pregnancy—Drug Exposure In Utero

Addiction During Pregnancy—Drug Exposure In Utero Addiction during pregnancy is an unfortunate and risky situation for both the pregnant woman and her child. When pregnant women are exposed to substance use, so are their babies, and exposure can cause lifelong problems for children. In utero exposure can also cause miscarriage, still birth and conditions that [...]

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Drug Rehab For Women – Could it Work for You?

Drug Rehab For Women – Could it Work for You?   Drug rehab for women might be just what you need to help you successfully overcome your addiction for many different reasons. The top one, though, might just be that when you choose to attend a rehab with only other women, you’re going to experience [...]

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Women’s Rehab – Finding a Great One and Using the Tools You Gain

Women’s Rehab – Finding a Great One and Using the Tools You Gain   Have you ever heard of women’s rehab? Have you thought that you couldn’t even imagine going to a rehab with just women? You might want to think again, because there are a ton of benefits to choosing this type of addiction [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Blog, Rehab for Women|Comments Off on Women’s Rehab – Finding a Great One and Using the Tools You Gain

Is it Dangerous to Quit Your Addiction While You’re Pregnant?

Is it Dangerous to Quit Your Addiction While You’re Pregnant?   Is it dangerous to quit your addiction while you’re pregnant? Many people think that it is, but the truth is there is no better time to consider kicking your habit than as soon as you realize you’re having a baby for many reasons. Yes, [...]

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Pregnant and Addicted – It’s more of a Problem than Many Realize

Pregnant and Addicted – It’s more of a Problem than Many Realize   When we hear of a woman who is pregnant and addicted, we think that the situation is so sad. Being pregnant is supposed to be a joyous time, but when we see a woman doing harm to her unborn baby, we feel [...]

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