women and addiction

Women and Addiction

Addiction affects people from all walks of life. Both men and women struggle with various types of addiction and co-occurring disorders, like depression. For women, addiction may stem from sexual trauma, social pressure, motherhood, and challenges unique to the female experience. Many women abusing alcohol and drugs may attempt to detox at home. They often…

gender-specific rehab

Benefits of Gender-Specific Rehab

Substantial differences have been observed between the addiction and recovery patterns of men and women. These differences can pose a unique challenge to treating clients in a mixed-gender facility. Many clients feel more comfortable participating in treatment among their same-sex peers, so attending gender-specific rehab is often a great option. At Baltimore Detox Center, our…