Category: Addiction Information

The cost of addiction treatment centers for women

The Cost of Addiction Treatment Centers for Women

When looking for a rehab, rates are a large factor in choosing the right facility. The cost of treatment is variable. Some are free, while some may cost six figures over a long-term stay. Free programs often have long waiting …

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PTSD addiction Women

What is PTSD and How are Women Addicts and Alcoholics Affected?

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Overview Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is referred to as a mental health condition that is caused by a traumatic or terrifying event that a person either experiences firsthand or witnesses. Most of the time, people who …

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Katy Alexander Interview

Angels Radio – Bruce Cook, Interviews New Directions for Women

Our Intake Manager Katy Alexander was recently on the radio with Bruce Cook “Angels Radio Sunday Night” discussing COVID-19, addiction treatment, and the increase in substance use disorder rates as a result of this pandemic. So many families are struggling …

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Put down the Quarantini: Getting Sober during COVID-19

Put down the Quarantini

Getting Sober during COVID-19 We are absolutely in unprecedented times. We have been told to shelter in place for weeks with no specific end-time given. Parents are serving as teachers for young children while trying to do their jobs remotely. …

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COVID-19 Addiction Treatment

Addiction Treatment in the Time of COVID-19

As the Intake Manager of an addiction treatment center, I have a lot of love and compassion in my heart for the addict and family that still suffers. In our new normal, alcohol aisles are emptying in grocery stores as …

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Safety at New Directions for Women

New Directions for Women remains transparent on steps taken regarding COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus, to ensure the safety of all patients, staff, and family members we serve. We closely follow guidelines of the CDC and have developed measures …

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