Welcome to Alcoholism/Addiction in a Woman's World
In this section of womensselfesteem.com you will find effective information about alcohol,drugs, video's, real stories (as soon as I receive them) of alcohol/drug abuse, The 12 Steps, The Serenity Prayer and more below!
Womensselfesteem.com welcomes YOUR real story. Please do send it in!
A story that you would like to share in hopes to save another from the horrors and control that you have overcome or are still living in regards to alcoholism/drugs and its abusive road to self-destruction. This link will take you to the real story form;
I am a SUCCESS! (Life Story) In 2006, I became very depressed and suicidal. I had always been somewhat depressed, but with the addition of alcohol my depression became overwhelming.
The Sober Recovery Community I have to admit when I called the alonon number and asked questions the lady told me alonon teaches you how to live with an alcoholic, she has lived with one 36 out of the 39 years she has been married... I THOUGHT OH NO I DO NOT WANT TO LIVE WITH ONE I WANT HIM TO STOP.
The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome When a women consumes/abuses alcohol during her pregnancy, it will without a doubt put her unborn child at risk of severe birth defects. There is no safe amount of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The more alcohol a pregnant women consumes, the greater the damage to her unborn child. What are you doing to your unborn child while you are having just one drink?...here are some very horrible facts:
Alcoholism Video's On this page you will view a few different video's in regards to alcoholism! Some of these video's are of a humorous nature and others are of a very serious nature. No matter how we look at the world of alcoholism.... it never looks positive at the end of the day. It is not a laughing matter and it is most certainly not one to take lightly or pretend does not affect us!
Please allow yourself a few minutes to view each video...the messages that are being sent are not to be ignored or saved for a later time. These messages can and will affect you or someone that you know!
Alcoholism This link will take you to INFORMATION ON: Understanding Alcoholism, Recognizing The Symptoms, Measuring the Impact, Treating the disease, Achieving & maintaining sobriety, If a relapse happens, How Camprel can help.
12 Steps Twelve Step programs are well known for use in recovery from addictive or dysfunctional behaviors. The first 12 step program began with Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in the 1930s. The 12 Step approach has since grown to be the most widely used approach in dealing with not only alcoholism, but also drug abuse and various other addictive or dysfunctional behaviors.
What do you mean by ALCOHOLISM? Alcoholism, also known as "alcohol dependence," is a disease that includes alcohol craving and continued drinking despite repeated alcohol-related problems, such as losing a job or getting into trouble with the law. It includes four symptoms:.......
Women get two opportunities to have a warm mother-daughter relationship, both as a daughter and as a mother. This bond is so special because it goes beyond gender and generation. It is a connection that feeds the souls of both mother and daughter. Drug addiction can seriously damage a mother’s ability to be there for her daughter. When this happens,drug rehab can help.
Can you answer that. Here is a list of questions to ask yourself. Write down the answers as you read through them and you will be surprised at how much reality begins to surface in regards to your level of alcohol consumption.
Sober Living Our purpose is to carry the message to other alcoholics! Whether you are new to recovery, or been sober a while, please feel free to grab a cup of coffee, sit back in your chair and share your experience, strength and hope with us. This site is neither approved nor endorsed by Alcoholics Anonymous. We are just a group of sober drunks trying to carry the message of recovery to each other!
Realtionships during Recovery! Those who have been hurt as a result of addiction have no reason to trust the addicted person. Although early recovery restores hope, re-establishing trust is not so easy. It requires two things...read more..
ORCHID...Where Women Heal The Orchid is an alcohol and drug treatment center designed for the specific needs of women suffering from addiction and unresolved trauma. This program heals lives by addressing the unique and specific needs of alcohol or drug dependent women. These specific needs are addressed in an environment designed to foster a holistic restoration of a woman’s body, mind and spirit. Our primary mission is to provide an opportunity for women to break the cycle of addiction and enjoy healthy, contented, serene and productive lives. This mission informs and directs the entire Orchid program, from the design of the Treatment Facilities to our diverse treatment modalities.
Sober Recovery People do recover, every single day. From alcoholism and drug addiction, dual diagnosis, abuse and trauma, overeating, gambling, codependency and more, people do get better. They rarely do it alone. If help is what you seek, we hope you'll find it here...
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