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Our media room contains current and archived press coverage of New Directions for Women. We goal is to introduce as many community members as possible to the issues pertaining to alcoholism and drug addiction and the power of recovery. We maintain an active social media profile; please follow us at:
We will be happy to work with any reporter, provided they respect all New Directions for Women polices of privacy and ethics for our patients.
For media inquiries, contact Tania Bhattacharyya:
By email at: tania@www.newdirectionsforwomen.org
By phone at: (949)313-1192, ext. 300
By mail at: 2607 Willo Lane, Costa Mesa CA 92627

Television Appearances:

Angels Radio AM 830 KLAA “Addiction and Recovery for Family Members” – August 16, 2020
Sue Bright CBSN interview COVID-19 Social Distancing

A&E’s Intervention, Episode #107

The Dr Oz Show

Dr Phil Show

Spectrum News One

Sesame Street

Published Articles

Today’s General Counsel “Expect Pandemic-Related Addiction Among Employees” – Fall 2020 Issue

Access to Justice Law360 “How Attorneys can Help as Addiction Cases Rise Post-Pandemic” – June 28, 2020 (“Article first appeared in Law360”)

Daily Pilot “Special delivery lifts spirits of women recovering from addiction during pandemic” – May 18, 2020

Orange County Register “Coronavirus means new rules, old problems for addicts in treatment” – May 10, 2020

The Staffing Stream “Covid-19 Fallout: Recruiting and managing workers with potential addiction issues”

HR.COM Employee Benefits and Wellness “Warning Signs An Employee May Be Struggling With Addiction”

Addiction Warning Signs Every Employer Need to Be Aware Of

Daily Pilot “The Crowd: New Directions for Women turns around lives: – April 9, 2019 – LA Times – PDF

Spectrum News 1 “Addiction Treatment Center Gives Mothers a Second Chance

Orange County Register “Woman Finds Grit to Get Through” – November 18, 2018

Daily Pilot “Costa Mesa nonprofit’s video series to show impact of addiction on children” – November 15, 2018

Orange County Family “Pets help lift the human spirit” (about Lola, therapy dog at NDFW) – September 2018

HR Legal & Compliance “How Not to Give up on Addiction in the Workplace” – September 2018

Orange County Business Journal “People On the Move” (announcing three new Board Members) – July 2018

Butterfly Bulletin Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2017-2018, Released June 2018

Daily Pilot “Therapy retriever makes days golden at Costa Mesa women’s rehab” – May 2018

10th Annual Circle of Life Breakfast coverage – March & April 2018

Newport Beach Magazine “The Road to Recovery” – December 2017

Huffington Post “Mother-daughter Team Dedicate Lives to Women and Children affected by Substance Use Disorder” – July 2017

OC Weekly “Have Faith in Her” – December 2016

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