What Should You Look for in a Men’s Addiction Treatment Program?

What Should You Look for in a Men's Addiction Treatment Program?Men have unique issues for abusing drugs, as most addicts are male. Harvard Medical School’s January 2010 Harvard Mental Health Letter reveals that men are more likely to struggle with addiction, and that in 2008 11.5% of teen and adult males struggled with substance abuse, while only 6.4% of women did. Additionally, 20% of men abused alcohol, while less than 12% of women did. Because of the discrepancies between the sexes, many addiction resources and therapy options are geared toward men, but this does not mean that recovery is simple. However, Seattle men can find the right resources for their unique needs, which will help them get started on the path to recovery. Continue reading