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What Will Happen to My Child If I Seek Treatment?

As a mother looking for addiction or behavioral health treatment, your biggest concern is most likely the welfare of your children while you are in treatment. You may be debating between inpatient versus outpatient options to balance childcare or even the fear of losing your child or children if you seek treatment. Recovering from addiction…

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Is Rehab Covered by the FMLA?

Don’t let paying for rehab be the hurdle stopping you from getting the treatment you need. A residential women’s treatment center, like Crossroads, can help you navigate your coverage options and how to work with your employer to get your treatment covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). To learn more about this…

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How to Take Time Off Work for Eating Disorder Treatment

Taking time off from work to seek treatment for an eating disorder is not easy for everyone to do. The flexibility of your work schedule to accommodate this will depend on your employer and their policies supporting mental health care. Some workplaces fully support their employees with options to take time off to care for…

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3 Benefits of Attending a Rehab for Women Who Have Children

Having a substance use disorder affects not only the individual abusing drugs or alcohol but also their entire life, especially their family and children. Unfortunately, many parents do not seek the help they need for their addictions because they do not have an alternate caregiver, or they fear that their children will be taken away…

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Medical Complications for Women With Alcohol Use Disorders

An alcohol use disorder develops when someone develops unhealthy drinking habits. This condition can include a problem controlling how much the person drinks, an unhealthy focus on drinking, or continuing to drink even when it’s problematic. Patterns can start to develop that put the individual’s health at serious risk. These patterns include binge drinking, drinking…