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Factors of Empowerment: The Importance of Empowering Women in Recovery

According to a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), empowerment-based interventions can benefit women in recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). Empowerment involves gaining confidence, particularly in one’s self and one’s life. Although women’s use of drugs and alcohol is statistically less than men, women report more problems with substance use…

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6 Challenges for Women Recovering from Addiction

Everyone faces different challenges when recovering from addiction. Exactly what challenges you face depends on number of factors including age, sex, personal history, medical history, and co-occurring mental health issues. Everyone has a unique set of circumstances, which is why treatment for addiction should be personalized and multifaceted. Generally speaking, though, the following are challenges…