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White Paper Underlines Gender-Specific Challenges for Women in Overcoming Opioid Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 23, 2017 A recent white paper from the Office on Women’s Health concluded that the prevalence of prescription opioid and heroin use among women is substantial. It provided dramatic statistical data on what kind of impact the opioid addiction epidemic is having on women.

Why Women Need Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 5, 2016 “Society judges women with addiction more severely.” So wrote addiction specialist Stephanie Covington in A Woman’s Way Through The Twelve Steps. That is by no means the only gender-specific challenge for women in recovery. For a long time, women suffering from addiction