The Importance of Connection for Women in Recovery

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Women suffering from addiction Men and women have different needs during recovery. Addiction affects all people the same in some ways and much different in other ways. For example, men are more likely to suffer addiction overall, but women are more likely to telescope from normal usage to abuse. Also, self-medication is more prevalent in … Read moreThe Importance of Connection for Women in Recovery

Practice These Daily Mindfulness Techniques to Help Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays can be stressful for everyone. Even though they offer a chance to reconnect with friends and families, they can create and added layer of pain or depression. For those who are adjusting to recovery from addiction, changes in relationships or loss of loved ones, the tension and pressure of the holidays often results … Read morePractice These Daily Mindfulness Techniques to Help Reduce Holiday Stress

SAMHSA: Health. Home. Purpose. Community.

September is National Recovery Month, a SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)-sponsored event that boosts awareness and comprehension of mental and substance use disorders, and honors the individuals living in recovery. National Recovery Month (AKA Recovery Month) is held each September to teach Americans that substance use treatment, as well as mental health … Read moreSAMHSA: Health. Home. Purpose. Community.

National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate health improvements made … Read moreNational Recovery Month

A Look at Amphetamine Overdose

Amphetamine Overdose and Women

Amphetamine abuse has become a rampant problem in the United States. Between 2008 and 2012 alone, ADHD prescriptions increased 53%. From the Hollywood elite to stressed out college kids and young professionals, prescription amphetamines don’t discriminate between the young and old or the rich and poor. While the current opioid epidemic has become one of … Read moreA Look at Amphetamine Overdose

Minority Mental Health Awareness Hispanic Females

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), despite depression being a common and treatable mental health illness, it is the number one cause of disability in the world, affecting more than 350 million people. The illness is characterized by mood changes and alteration in self-attitude, cognitive functioning, sleep, appetite, and energy level, causing impairment in … Read moreMinority Mental Health Awareness Hispanic Females

Minority Health Awareness for Women

This month is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and it is part of our mission to keep you informed and up-to-date with the latest statistics and information about a form of illness that affects so many of us. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental disorders can affect women and men differently. Some … Read moreMinority Health Awareness for Women