addiction differences between men and women

Does Addiction Differ Between Men and Women? 

Substance abuse and subsequent addiction can have short- and long-term effects on the mind and body. Addiction is now seen as a brain disease that is caused by excessive drug or alcohol use. Addiction alters the biochemistry and anatomy of neurons within the brain, causing these essential cells to become less responsive to toxic substances.…

Unique Challenges Facing Men in Recovery

Addiction recovery impacts men differently than women for many reasons. Substances affect everyone differently and the way men handle addiction is also different. For many decades, people assumed substance abuse problems were exclusive to men but there are unique challenges facing men with addiction. Find out what they are and how men can push past…