Category: Addiction Information

substance abuse and psychosis

Which Substances Cause Drug-Induced Psychosis?

The National Alliance on Mental Illness defines psychosis as an episode in which an individual has a break from reality. It often includes hallucinations and delusions or strong false beliefs despite evidence to the contrary. Substances such as alcohol and …

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friends in recovery

The Importance of Friends in Recovery

Making new friends in recovery is one of the most intricate pieces of your sobriety puzzle. When the friends and substances of your past is all you know, it can be hard to detach yourself from those ties. That’s what …

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enabling someone in addiction

How to Avoid Enabling Drug Addiction in Your Loved One’s Life

If you or a loved one has an alcohol or substance use disorder, you might’ve come across the term enabler. How can you know if you are enabling drug addiction? How do you stop enabling someone? You might desire to …

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friends in recovery

Addiction Group Therapy Topics

When you attend a treatment program at New Directions for Women—or any other treatment center—you will likely participate in group therapy. Group therapy is a regular part of addiction treatment due to its many benefits. It is often a part …

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Acupuncture for Addiction

Acupuncture for Addiction Treatment

Overcoming drug addiction is an incredibly challenging journey that requires various different methods and approaches in order to be effective and successful. Likewise, there are numerous different studies showcasing that acupuncture can possibly be an effective tool in overall treating …

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crystals for addiction

Information About Crystals for Addiction

At New Directions for Women, we strive to remain aware and up-to-date on trends and information regarding addiction treatment. One approach people are beginning to take notice of is the use of crystals for addiction. While we offer evidence-based addiction …

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