September is National Recovery Month

Category: Opioids

Pregnant Women and Addiction

Though the dangers of chemical dependency and pregnancy are well known, the problems caused by this deadly combination are still all too common. At New Directions for Women, our female- and family-focused approach drives us to be particularly concerned about …

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New York City Sends Out Naloxone to Prevent Overdose

New York continues to battle the state’s addiction to opioids as a recent health department study reported, “an uptick in deaths of younger groups in more affluent parts of the city from 2010-2013,” according to an article in the Epoch …

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New Jersey Continues to Battle Addiction by Revoking Doctor’s License

New Jersey has continued their fight against drug addiction in the state by revoking the license of Dr. Ali G. Mansour.  According to a press release from the New Jersey Attorney General’s office, the New Jersey State Board of Medical …

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Opiate Addiction Treatment

You should seek opiate addiction treatment right away if you are one of the many thousands of men or women who are dealing with such an addiction. Opiates, harvested from opium poppies, are synthetic chemicals that bind to the opioid receptors …

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30 Day Addiction Treatment for Women

30 Day Addiction Treatment for Women

Addiction Treatment Rehab The first step in addiction treatment rehab is to acknowledge that you have a problem using substances and that it is causing disruptions in your everyday life. Someone going through an addiction needs to have access to …

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