Common Ways Women Hide Drug Addiction

Most people do not want to admit that they have a problem with drugs or alcohol, but for women the admission can be even more difficult. With many responsibilities, from family to work, women often try to hide their addiction from those around them while they try to get it under control. The level of […]

Barriers Women Face in Addiction Recovery

Men and women are different, and that fact is obvious in many different aspects of life. It is also the case when it comes to alcohol and substance abuse, addiction, and recovery. It’s important to understand the unique challenges and barriers that women might face—both biological and societal—when it comes to addiction so you can […]

Important Things to Find Out Before Choosing a Rehab Facility

The decision to go to a facility where you can rehab after drug or alcohol addiction is a big decision to make. It’s something that can impact you in both the short- and long-term, and not something you should take lightly. Before you commit to one facility, make sure you get all your questions answered […]

Questions You Might Be Asking About Drug Rehab

For many people the hardest part about getting help with an addiction is taking the first step and admitting that you have a problem and you need help. However, admitting this is often just the beginning of an important journey, and there is still a long way to go. One of the best places to […]

Common Challenges Women Face in Overcoming Addiction

Both men and women suffer from the devastating physical and emotional consequences of addiction to alcohol or drugs, but many studies have shown that women in particular face several hurdles and barriers in identifying addiction, seeking treatment, and receiving effective treatment to help them overcome the addiction. Here are some of the unique challenges that […]

3 Signs Your Loved One Might Be Addicted to Alcohol

Most people don’t wake up one day and find that they have become addicted to a substance like alcohol overnight. Quite the contrary, it’s often a situation that has been developing for quite some time as your loved one has become more and more dependent on alcohol to function on a daily basis. Women can […]

Why It Can Never Be Too Late for Rehabilitation

Living with substance abuse, it’s easy to feel helpless and abandoned. The worst part is that it forms a vicious cycle: the more helpless you feel, the more you push your loved-ones away. Without these people to help you, the more helpless you become. We at Annie’s House believe that there’s always a chance at […]