Current Research on Women and Substance Abuse

Hazelden recently released a two-page report entitled Women and Substance Abuse (April 2011) through the Butler Center for Research. The Research Update illustrates some of the physiological and psychological differences women experience when it comes to substance use. Physiological Differences The report notes that research has shown us that women differ from men when it

Women, Addiction and Prison: An Interview with Dr. Stephanie Covington

Stephanie Covington, Ph.D., author of Hazelden Publishing books, A Woman’s Way Through The Twelve Steps, Women and Addiction: A Gender-Responsive Approach and Beyond Trauma, is currently being featured in the new OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network docu-series, “Breaking Down the Bars,” which premiered on Tuesday, February 15. The original seven-episode series follows the journey women prisoners

Parents: Hearing About Your Past Acohol and Drug Use May Make Your Teen More Responsible About Their Own Use

Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization that helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction, recently launched a campaign called “Four Generations Overcoming Addiction.” The campaign was inspired by a national survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for Hazelden, that found parents’ honesty about their own drug and alcohol use when they were young

The Gift of Recovery

We’re just 3 days away from Black Friday. Will you be braving the stores in search for deals the day after Thanksgiving? While the holiday season can be tough for those in recovery, it’s also a time of celebration. Why not celebrate the gift of recovery this year? Crossroads for Women has teamed up with

Beating the Blues and Staying Sober This Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving next week, many of us are feeling the pressure and excitement of the upcoming holiday season. There’s shopping to get done, family and friends to visit and all those parties that seem to pop up from now until the new year. All the festivities tend to bring lots of highs and lows. And