Category: Alcohol

Why does drug and alcohol treatment deserve a place in our neighborhoods?

New Directions for Women has been in existence for forty years, specializing in providing addiction treatment to women, with particular care devoted to pregnant women and mothers with children. Essentially, we’re sub-specialists of a sub-specialty. I’m entering this discussion as …

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Weight Loss Surgery and Alcohol Addiction

This week, Medical News today shared that new research studied by The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) finds that one of the most common forms of weight loss surgery may raise alcohol dependence with all patients. In …

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When your Brother or Sister is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

There’s a million interpretations on what a relationship is. For many, relationships are built in the field. By this philosophy, the countless number of restless souls who collide out in the world and manage to stick together are those who …

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What’s the Best Diet for Newly Sober Alcoholics and Addicts?

When Yahoo News approached New Directions for Women about the importance of good nutrition in early sobriety, we were excited and humbled to share our experience. Our clinical team takes pride in nourishing our women, their children and their families …

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Adele on Postpartum Depression and Alcohol

In 2009, the world was taken back by the sultry grey-eyed, English singer-songwriter, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins or better known as: Adele. Her lyrics and strong vocals brought everyone to tears. Each song more relatable than the last one. Whether …

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Chevy Chase enters alcohol rehab

Actor and Comedy Legend Chevy Chase Reportedly Enters Alcohol Rehab

The beloved, Cornelius Crane or otherwise known as Chevy Chase has reportedly checked into Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota to deal with an alcohol-related issue. However, this is not the ‘National Lampoon’s’ star first time in treatment – in …

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