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How Trauma Can Lead to Substance Abuse

    More and more research confirms that the more stressful your childhood experiences—and the more different your types of stress—the greater your odds of developing problems with substance abuse. This seems almost common sense because, a lot of times, people seek out drugs as a way to “forget” and numb their emotional pain. But . . . . Continue Reading


Advantages of Women’s Treatment Centers

There have been numerous studies done over the years that determine all the ways women are different than men and vice versa. For instance, some studies ask the question; do women heal differently than men? Do women cope differently, better or worse than men? Is there a difference in the recovery process for women compared . . . . Continue Reading


Sexual Trauma and Drug Addiction

The link between sexual trauma in women and drug addiction is strong. So many women who’ve been sexually abused as children, raped, or sexually manipulated in some way also try to cover that enormous emotional pain with drugs and alcohol.


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