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Making Women Comfortable at Drug Rehab

Women get addicted to drugs and alcohol to cope with heavy emotional problems.  Their addictions prevent them from knowing true relaxation and peace in their life.  When a woman can feel safe and relaxed in a sober drug rehab setting, they stand a good chance of building a healthy sober life.

The calm after the storm
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Calm Atmosphere At Drug Rehab

Atmosphere means a lot to a woman.  A feeling of physical and emotional safety is essential for addiction recovery.  More specifically, she needs that safety before anything at all will happen.  She can’t start letting go of the old habits and making herself vulnerable until she feels some sense of security.

This process can’t be rushed for any one individual, but it can be made easier with a pleasing calm environment.  Experts in the health care design understand how various colors, textures, shapes, and arrangements make a difference to a patient’s sense of comfort.  The principal works the same in drug rehab.

A soothing environment allows the mind to focus energy on healing.  This type of design not only takes the environment “out of the way” so the mind doesn’t get distracted, it also adds something positive to the healing process.  The pleasant surroundings provide enjoyment and a sense of welcome.  These feelings are often rare for a woman with an active drug addiction.

Building Relationships in Drug Rehab

While calm surroundings do a lot to set the stage for drug rehab recovery, women need more than that to feel ready for change.  Relationships are at the core of a woman’s sense of self.  I’m not talking about unhealthy codependency, where a person’s sense of identity is tightly wrapped up with another person.  I do mean that women understand themselves through their network of relationships.

They learn how to be a woman by virtue of the examples they have in their life.  They learn to love, be strong, understand their gifts and talents, and build their self worth through this network.  Most significant in this self-discovery process are relationships with other women.  Certainly relationships with men matter a lot.  But the female relationships help a woman define who she is and how she values her potential as a woman.

Now take a look at drug rehab just for women.  The female relationships a woman in recovery can build with therapists and fellow addicts can help her redefine who she is in some of her most vulnerable moments.  The positive regard, caring, trust, and mentorship shown to her by other women helps her build her self worth little by little.  The power of women caring for each other really shows in a setting like this.

Being Relaxed At Drug Rehab Gets Process Started

It takes more than just good relationships or a calm environment to make women’s drug rehab go well.  It really takes both working together.  If you are a woman in need of drug treatment, consider one created just with women in mind.

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