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Are Women More Prone to Substance Abuse Addiction?

Published by Daniel Brooks Moore on

“In today’s world, gender equality is one of the most talked about personal and political issues. However, when it comes to medical care, should men and women be treated equally? As it happens, the answer is no.”

Liz Lazzara

Women have many unique needs when it comes to substance use disorders and those need to be recognized in order to best prepare them for recovery.

Everything from the type of drug to the way they affect women’s bodies to women’s susceptibility to addiction is affect.

If you are a woman living with a substance use disorder or know someone who does, please read this piece and share with others.

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