woman going through evidence-based therapies for addiction

Will Evidence-Based Therapies for Addiction Work for Me?

When it comes to addiction, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment. However, there are certain therapies that have been shown to be effective in treating substance use disorders. The term “evidence-based” refers to therapies that have been rigorously tested and shown to be effective in treating addiction. There are a variety of evidence-based therapies for addiction,…

woman engaged in yoga addiction recovery

Will Yoga for Addiction Recovery Work for Me?

Women suffering from addiction can find relief from their cravings by practicing yoga regularly as part of their addiction recovery. In a recent substance use disorder study, 95% of participants in a program that involved yoga reported having an easier time with their cravings and more confidence in their ability to maintain abstinence.1 Yoga for…

Easy Ways To Incorporate Healthy Habits in your New Year Plans

Easy Ways to Incorporate Healthy Habits into Your New Year’s Plans

The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends. This season can be especially difficult for women struggling with addiction. Women are at a higher risk of depression, stress, and anxiety over the holidays, and as a result, may turn to drugs and alcohol for relief. Fortunately, having a healthy new year may…

Why You Need A Support System in Recovery

Why You Need a Support System in Recovery

Generally speaking, women who have successfully completed an addiction treatment program have done so with a strong recovery support system behind them. According to research sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation, women without a strong support system at home are at an increased risk of relapse after recovery. For this reason, family therapy is an…

The Importance Of Nutrition In Addiction Recovery

The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Addiction is hard on the mind and spirit, but it is especially hard on the body. One of the best ways to avoid the physical damage that so often accompanies addiction is to pay attention to nutrition. Nutrition is important for everybody’s health, but ignoring proper nutrition can have particularly devastating effects when your body has…

Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

A 2018 study at Harvard University Medical School revealed that exercise has a significant impact in treating substance use disorders for alcohol and opioids. Out of 20 participants who completed the program, ten of the participants abstained completely from their substance of choice, while another five said they had decreased their substance abuse. It is…

Tips To Stay Present and Sober During The Holidays

Tips for Staying Present and Sober During the Holidays

It is no secret that alcohol sales increase during the holidays. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve of 2019, they increased by an astonishing 159%. Average alcohol sales rose by nearly 3 billion dollars over Christmas and New Year’s that year, and this year it is likely to increase even more. With so much drinking…

Avoiding Holiday Pitfalls Your Guide To Health & Wellness During The Winter Season

Avoiding Holiday Pitfalls: Your Guide To Health and Wellness During the Winter Season

The holidays are a time for gathering with friends and family, for celebrating the year gone by, and looking forward to the year to come. For some, it also means feeling depressed or getting the “winter blues.” If you feel depressed at the same time each year, you may be experiencing seasonal depression. Seasonal depression…

What a women's Exercise program Can Do for You

Women’s Wellness: What Exercise Can Do for You

Exercise has many physical and mental benefits that can help strengthen your body and give you more confidence. A women’s wellness and experience program uses the benefits of physical exercise to help defeat the debilitating effects of addiction and get you back to a healthier self. An addiction treatment program that includes exercise therapy has…