A Elements Behavioral Health Guide to Drug Rehab
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Researchers in the field of drug addiction have been able to pinpoint certain differences in the way men and women abuse drugs. Some of the reasons for these differences are biological, and others have to do with the importance women place on their emotions and relationships.

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Although many drug rehab facilities cater to both men and women, optimum treatment interventions are not necessarily the same for both populations. For instance, women may need medical, psychosocial, family, peer support and similar services that are different from what men require. However, because women are the minority in many rehab facilities, specialized services geared toward them are often missing or inferior. At a minimum, there is a need for development of gender-specific sub-programs in mixed gender facilities. Ideally, the addiction medical community will continue to recognize the vast differences in treatment needs between men and women and begin opening women-only programs.

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Women react differently than men to alcohol, and this means that they may respond better to gender-specific treatments for alcoholism, according to new research form the Rutger’s Women’s Treatment Project.

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