women and addiction

How Addiction Affects Women

A women’s support group for recovering addicts can provide life-saving support. Addiction affects women in many of the same ways it affects men. People who end up with a substance abuse problem began self-medicating due to an abusive relationship or a sexual assault. These women may—especially in the beginning of their recovery—feel uncomfortable in groups…

4 types of drugs

The 4 Types of Drugs You Need to Know

There are four main categories of drugs that can potentially lead those who use them to become addicted. They fall under the umbrella of what is known as psychoactive drugs, affecting the central nervous system and the brain. By acting on the central nervous system, they cause changes in perception, behavior, and mood. Communication between…

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Sunstone Recovery Offers Substance Abuse Counseling

Substance abuse counseling can help individuals who are dealing with difficult issues. For example, you may have an addiction to alcohol or drugs. Treatment for this includes addressing physical, psychological, and social imbalances. Sunstone Recovery offers you a chance to learn better skills to help you stop the cycle of drinking or drug use. We…