Drug Treatment for Pregnant Women

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Addicted Children, Addicted Parents, Addiction, Pregnancy, Women |

Drug treatment for pregnant women The need for drug treatment for pregnant women is high. Prenatal care and drug treatment can help ensure healthy babies and prevent the developmental and behavioral problems caused by alcohol and other drugs in pregnant women. Infant mortality and drug and alcohol addicted babies is directly linked to the quality of prenatal care the mothers received. Low-income families sometimes do not have access to or they don’t seek health care. Birth defects,...

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5 Signs That You are in an Abusive Relationship

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Codependent Relationship, Physical Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Women |

You would think that if you were in an abusive relationship you would definitely know it, but abuse can come in many different forms and a person can easily become jaded to the fact that the relationship is abusive after they have been around it for a long time. So how do you know that you are in an abusive relationship? Is it the physical and domestic violence? Not always. Here are 5 sings that you are in an abusive relationship. 5 signs that you are in an abusive relationship: It is...

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Women and Marijuana

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Marijuana, Women |

Drug abuse is rising among women. Men still outnumber women in terms of drug abuse and addiction, but the gap is starting to close. Women comprise nearly 32 percent of admissions to drug treatment centers nationwide. Illnesses associated with drug use are expected to kill some 200,000 women annually – four times more than breast cancer. Women and Marijuana: Fertility Many people think of marijuana as a fairly benign drug. However, in terms of a women’s fertility, marijuana can be very...

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Women and Prescription Pills

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Prescription Drugs, Women |

Women and prescription pills is a growing problem in America. Surveys, such as the 2010 Survey on Drug Use and Health, estimate that 2.4 million Americans abused prescription pills for the first time last year, and over half of them were female. This means that about 800,000 adult women began abusing prescription pills in the past year alone. Women and Prescription Pills: Why do women abuse prescription pills? Women are more likely to ask for and receive prescriptions for narcotic medications,...

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Drug Rehab for my Daughter –One Mother’s Story

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Rehab, Women, Women’s Luxury Treatment Programs |

When my daughter was born, it was the happiest day of my life. She was such a sweet child, always smiling and laughing. She was my little helper around the house, helping me cook, changing her little brother’s diapers. She loved to hold him and pretend he was hers. I didn’t think I’d ever be searching for drug rehab for my daughter. During her teenage years, things started to change. She didn’t hang around the house as much, and she no longer shared every moment of her day with me....

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Mother and Daughter Issues in Addiction

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Addicted Children, Addicted Parents, Mother and Daughter Issues, Relationships, Women |

Mother and Daughter Issues in Addiction Mother and daughter relationships are some of the most complex and diverse relationships there are. Some mothers and daughters are best friends and some talk once a week whiles others have volatile relationships where they don’t talk to each other for years on end. Some mothers and daughters talk about everything and some avoid conflict like the plague. Most relationships between mothers and daughters encompass a little bit of all these aspects. When...

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