Navigation Links
A Number of Factors Contribute to Rise in Drug Addiction for Middle-Aged Women, According to KLEAN Treatment Center
Date:5/27/2013

West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013

The professionals at KLEAN Treatment Center, which provides personalized assistance in beating drug and alcohol addiction, are issuing comment on a new study that looks at what is causing middle-aged women, many of whom are mothers, to rely on drugs and alcohol for comfort. The survey, conducted by Caron Treatment Centers, which is a nationally recognized non-profit that provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment, discovered that the top five contributing factors for mothers’ addiction included: stress or anxiety, troubles in romantic relationships, pressure from family or friends, traumatic experiences, and feelings of boredom.

Colleen Greene, who is a Caron alumni, mother of two, and the Chair of Caron’s National Alumni Leadership Council comments on the issue stating, “I kept telling myself that as long as everything looked perfect from the outside, everything would be okay. But it wasn’t. I was slowly dying and I’m certain that tragedy would have ensued if I’d continued on that path.”

The survey, which was conducted anonymously in April 2013 among 100 alumni who had received treatment from the Caron Treatment Centers Continuum of Care, found that 46 percent of respondents were between the ages of 46 and 55 and had a household income of more than $100,000. Seventy-eight percent of the women were married when they received treatment, and 74 percent had two or more kids. Eighty-eight percent of those surveyed explained that they abused alcohol in their own homes, as opposed to going to a bar. More than 44 percent abused prescription drugs, and 60 percent of respondents stated that they drove under the influence every week prior to beginning the recovery process.

Cheryl Knepper, who is a Vice President at Caron Treatment Centers, notes, “Women often tell me they knew they had a problem long before seeking a solution. Our survey reveals that many mothers carry a lot of shame, guilt, and denial, which prevents or delays them from seeking help. They are naturally concerned about leaving their children. However, those who do get help, along with their families, find their ability to parent greatly improves.”

Dr. Harris Stratyner, a Vice President at Caron Treatment Centers explains, “Addiction does not discriminate; however, there are unique issues women face in addiction, treatment, and recovery. Women’s distinctive physiology, mental health, life circumstances as well as hormones may affect their experience in addiction. Some common signs that you or someone you know may have a bigger issue with addiction include forgetfulness, abrupt change sin mood, changes in physical appearance, and the inability to control drinking in social situations.”

The team at KLEAN Treatment Center states, “It’s important to understand that addiction to drugs or alcohol is not a gender-specific problem; anyone who feels that they are struggling with these issues should seek professional help right away.”

About
KLEAN Treatment Center is a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Professionals. The group offers three locations where individuals can receive treatment. The clinical program at KLEAN involves individual sessions with qualified therapists, comprehensive group programs, and 24/7 residential treatment case management. Participants are also entitled to free lifetime aftercare.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10769820.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NC coal plant emissions might play role in state suicide numbers
2. Skechers Injury Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of a Texas Woman Who Sustained a Number of Serious Injuries Allegedly Due to Design of Skechers Shape-Ups, By Wright & Schulte
3. Number of U.S. Foodborne Illness Cases Stalled: CDC
4. Scientists May Have Spotted Brains Numbers Center
5. Counting copy numbers characterises prostate cancer
6. The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Number One Provider of Hearing Aids in Lake Charles LA, Announces New Comparison Guide
7. Number One Provider of Hearing Aids in Medford OR, Imaginears, Announces Launch of New Website
8. Ongoing Litigation Over Failed DePuy and Stryker Hip Implants Continue Driving Traffic to Number One Website for Cobalt Chromium Toxicity Information
9. Increasing Number of Doctors Recommend Taking Gene-Eden-VIR
10. Update: Number of Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Recall Lawsuits Growing in New Jersey Multicounty Litigation, Announces Wright & Schulte LLC
11. Anian Pettit Tunney Piedmont Oakland Real Estate Announces Number 2 Out of 66 Agents at The Grubb Company in Piedmont Oakland, $47M in Sales for 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing their writing skills ... patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating him or ... Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In April, Genome magazine ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Puradigm® & ... (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its production facility, and opened ... , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system of proactive air and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors Luke’s Wings 5th ... Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. The event raised ... have been wounded in battle and their families. Venture Construction Group is a 2016 ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Palm City, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... and inflammation common after venous procedures, dermaka cream can be incorporated into the post-surgical ... peels, and minor surgical procedures. , dermaka cream is very effective for bruising ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... New York (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... marijuana patients optimize the ingestion of their medication by matching users with high quality ... users to compare pieces with no commitment. , Inhale was founded by two brothers, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM ... sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products in ... agreement with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter ... 2016, to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical technology business. ... leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to reach Dehaier,s ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... appointment of Dr. Edward Futcher to ... Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. Futcher was also ... and Governance Committees.  As a non-executive member of ... expertise and strategic counsel to VolitionRx in connection ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the ... (Organic Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), Inorganic Chemical), Functionality (Filler, ... Global Forecast to 2021" report to their offering. ... pharmaceutical excipients market is projected to reach USD 8.1 ... the forecast period 2016 to 2021. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: