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Social Norms, Life Changes and Increasing Pressures Contribute to Substance Abuse Among Adult Women
Date:8/8/2012

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Substance abuse is on the rise among adult women. The National Institute of Health highlights that female alcoholics have death rates of 50-100 percent higher than those of male alcoholics. Additionally, women are more likely to be prescribed abusable prescription drugs, like an anti-anxiety medication.

According to Hanley Center, a nationally recognized non-profit provider of alcohol and drug addiction treatment that recently combined operations with Caron Treatment Centers, the rise in addiction among adult women is indicative of the increasing societal pressures that women face as they transition through various life stages. When stressors such as career pressures and new parenthood become unmanageable, women may turn to prescription medication or alcohol as a coping mechanism.

"There is a misconception that women don't need guidance and support once they've entered adulthood," said Sarah Gentry, Clinical Director of Women's Treatment Services at Hanley Center. "Most often, women are expected to be the backbone of their family unit, caring and nurturing their loved ones while neglecting their own needs. This creates a tremendous amount of pressure. To combat their helplessness, anxiety and worry, we're seeing more women abuse prescription drugs and alcohol."

According to Gentry, signs and symptoms of substance abuse or addiction may include:

  1. Forgetfulness: a consistent inability to remember significant details or past activities and c
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