In a recent article on Thrive Global, Awakening Co-Founder and Executive Director David Van Der Velde, discussed the need for long-term recovery solutions for women.
In the article, David discusses how the landscape of addiction treatment doesn’t adequately accommodate what really works – getting long-term support in a recovery environment. David discusses in detail the unique challenges that women with a substance use disorder face. Women tend to feel more stigma about issues around substance addiction, including engaging in a recovery solution based on gender roles and expectations.
Awakening Recovery recently announced the launch of its women’s recovery home in Los Angeles, read more about it here.
Read the informative article on Thrive Global here.