People experiencing the benefits of women's rehab

5 Benefits of Women’s Rehab

When treating addiction, rehab specialists must consider all factors of a client’s experience. Part of this is determining whether or not they would benefit from a gender-specific rehab program. Some women may feel uncomfortable entering rehab with men, as people who experience substance use disorders and mental health conditions are often victims of domestic violence…

gender and addiction

How Gender Plays a Role in Addiction

Although stereotypes about addiction may suggest that men are more likely to become addicted to drugs and alcohol, people of any gender can and do fall prey to this disease. Gender roles and expectations can feel heavy, which drives some people to use drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism. Along with societal expectations, physical…