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Nurses Standing Against Arresting Mothers with Addiction

Despite what stigma teaches people, it is possible to be a good person and be addicted to drugs or alcohol. It is possible to be a good parent while fighting to overcome a substance use disorder (SUD), and it is vital that mothers feel safe when seeking help. Sadly, the threat of arrest and prosecution . . . . Continue Reading


Bridging the Gender Gap of Addiction Treatment Options

Substance abuse and addiction are devastating for anyone, but the journey of recovery can be a particularly difficult one for women. Women are much more likely than men to face a multitude of barriers when trying to get access to treatment. In fact, women are far less likely than men to even seek treatment when . . . . Continue Reading


Addicted Women Face Deadliest Year after Giving Birth

Women already face plenty of adversity when it comes to overcoming addiction. Many of the challenges women face in recovery are unique, and some of the obstacles they have to push through can seem insurmountable. The same can be said for women who have just given birth to a child. New mothers can experience extreme . . . . Continue Reading


Addicted Moms: Helping Women with Children Who Want Treatment

It is safe to say that nearly everyone in America is affected by addiction in some way. You may not know your friend or co-worker is struggling, or maybe someone in their life is struggling, but addiction is more prevalent than ever. So it is no surprise that some of those people just might happen . . . . Continue Reading


May 17th Walk a Mile In The Addict’s Mom’s Shoes

Mom; she is the one who gave us life, and in turn gave us everything. Those of us blessed enough to have a mom sometimes forget the sacrifice and the strength it can take to be a mother, and we don’t always realize the things a mother goes through for her children. Maybe one thing . . . . Continue Reading


Sexism in the War on Drugs

“The staggering increase in the number of women in prison does not reflect larger numbers of women using drugs, but rather, changes in criminal sentencing.” When it comes to the so-called War on Drugs, it’s becoming generally-accepted that it has deep roots in racism: just look at how many people of color are in prison . . . . Continue Reading


Gender Specific Rehab for Women

Gender specific rehab for women is a unique and specialized rehabilitation program specifically designed for the needs and wants of women. Men and women, while they may suffer from the same disease of addiction and/or alcoholism, many times have different needs when it comes to a drug rehab approach. Women have some very important social, psychological and . . . . Continue Reading


Should Pregnant Mothers Get Jail Time? Pros and Cons

In Tennessee, pregnant women who are addicted to illegal narcotics or prescription pills, such as painkillers, could soon be jailed under a bill awaiting the approval from the southern state’s governor. The strict, draconian proposal seems to have support on both sides of the political spectrum and despite objections from the medical community. It seems . . . . Continue Reading


Alcoholism Treatment for Mothers

Drinking is a coping mechanism for many women, especially mothers with children young enough to still live at home. Alcohol consumption has become normalized.  Often times, women see having a glass of red wine as a way to unwind but, more and more women are having more than “just one glass.” The dangers of eating . . . . Continue Reading


Detox Centers for Mothers

Unfortunately, many women lose custody of their children because of drug addiction. Those with a real desire to get better and stay sober can work toward getting their children back. Currently, mothers get help after their children have been taken from them by the authorities. However, there is good news: a new trend in treating . . . . Continue Reading


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