adds new page about substance abuse

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hhhIn a continuing effort to raise awareness on issues impacting society, has added a new page to keep the community aware of women who suffer from substance abuse.  Millions of people suffer from substance abuse problems.  However, substance abuse treatment differs for men and women.  According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse,

women’s substance use tends to progress more quickly from first use to addiction.” and “If a pregnant woman attempts to withdraw suddenly from addictive drugs and alcohol without medical help, she can put the baby at risk.”

The factors in a man and woman’s biological makeup are an important factor when considering treatment.  Treatment centers have been designed to deal with women’s substance abuse problems specifically.

You can learn more about how substance abuse affects women and read more about the statistics at

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