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FAMILIES IN RECOVERY

FAMILIES IN RECOVERY Early recovery from addiction can be as stressful for family members as for a woman in recovery. Addiction profoundly affects the whole family. As the family and the recovering woman rebound from the addiction and search for what is normal, many feelings can be expected. Family members have shared with us their [...]

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CRISIS HELP

CRISIS HELP The Washington Recovery Help Line offers 24-hour emotional support and referrals to local treatment services for residents with substance use, problem gambling, and mental health disorders. Residents can contact the Call Recovery Help Line toll-free at 1-866-789-1511, or www.waRecoveryHelpLine.org. ALCOHOL, ALCOHOLISM, AND RECOVERY Alcoholics Anonymous The Official AA Home page (website) Recovering Couples [...]

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RESOURCES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS

RESOURCES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS We invite you to explore the following resources as you learn more about addiction, recovery, and how they affect you and your family. The resources listed in this section have been recommended by our staff. The presence of these resources on this Web site does not signify an endorsement by Residence [...]

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ARE YOU CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT?

ARE YOU CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT? Answer the following questions as honestly as you can. Do you lose time from work due to alcohol/drug use? Is alcohol/drug use making your home life unhappy? Do you drink/use drugs because you are shy? Is drinking/drug use affecting your reputation? Have you ever felt remorse after drinking or using drugs? [...]

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THE IMPACT OF ADDICTION

THE IMPACT OF ADDICTION The impact of addiction is everywhere. Look around in any business meeting and at least one person in the room is hiding a secret life of alcohol and/or substance abuse. Sadly, according to the 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 19.4 million [...]

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ALUMNAE CONNECTION

ALUMNAE CONNECTION When women leave Residence XII, graduates often want to stay in touch. Many find that this connection greatly helps them in building and maintaining their sober life. Alumnae maintain their connection through receiving our quarterly newsletter, serving as speakers at our in-house meetings, returning for events, or serving as volunteers. For more information [...]

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RECOMMENDED READING FOR WOMEN IN NEED

RECOMMENDED READING FOR WOMEN IN NEED Are Women More Vulnerable to Alcohol’s Effects? To many, the idea that men are able to hold their liquor better than a woman is simply a cliché based on testosterone and ego. But according to extensive scientific research, it appears that this cliché is, in fact, grounded in truth. [...]

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ALCOHOL AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY ASSESSMENT

ALCOHOL AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY ASSESSMENT The first step towards recovery for a woman with alcohol or chemical dependency is admitting she needs help. But sometimes, it takes the support of a family member, friend, employer or health care professional to lead her gently towards the path. Whether a woman decides she needs treatment on her [...]

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