- Alcohol is often used as a coping skill, a way to manage stress, feel comfortable in social situations, a way to relax, etc.
- Underneath the substance abuse there is always emotional breakage with women.
- Women want to quit but just aren’t able to do it on their own.
- It is crucial to have medical care when detoxifying from alcohol due to the possible medical complications that can occur.
Self-evaluation: Do I have an addiction to drugs or alcohol?