3 Benefits of a Gender-Specific Sober Living Home

Sober living houses are substance-free residences designed to support drug and alcohol abstinence. The stable environment they provide may be critical to your success during recovery. Some sober living houses are co-ed. However, today, awareness of the benefits of gender-specific residences is growing. Keep reading to learn the three main benefits of women’s sober living.…

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Benefits of Sober Living for Women

Transitional homes provide a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment that encourages sober living for women. A women’s sober living program is a secure option for women who have experienced success within a professional substance use disorder or addiction treatment program and now must hone their focus on maintaining sobriety. With relapse prevention therapy and a…

What to Expect During Dual Diagnosis Treatment

A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. Our experienced master’s level substance abuse and mental health clinicians can help you tackle…

What Can Christian Rehab Centers Do for You?

Addiction and recovery can be the most trying experiences of a person’s life. They test the strength of relationships, personal will, and faith. For women in search of rehab programs and facilities, a faith-based approach can often provide strength and hope beyond typical addiction treatments. Christian rehab programs can offer clients and their families the…

Childhood Trauma and Mental Health

Childhood trauma and mental health are intimately connected. Trauma can also contribute to substance use disorders. At Bayview Recovery, we understand that substance abuse treatment has to address underlying factors to give our clients the best chance for long-term recovery. At our treatment center, we strive to help each person work through the trauma and mental health…

Dangers of Dating a Drug Addict

The Physical and Mental Side Effects of Addiction Some of the perils of dating a drug addict include health jeopardies. For example, sexual health is seriously damaged in someone who is suffering from drug addiction. This can put a strain on an intimate relationship. Many relationships are damaged by addiction when a person only participates in…