The Link Between Sexual Trauma and Addiction

The Link Between Sexual Trauma and Addiction

Content warning: This story discusses sexual abuse, sexual violence, incest, trauma, self-harm, and substance use disorders. There’s a saying within addictions recovery that we never ask what’s wrong with someone. We ask what happened to them. That’s because trauma,...
A Day in the Life at Ledgehill for Men

A Day in the Life at Ledgehill for Men

Few things are shrouded in more mystery than what happens behind the walls of an addiction treatment centre. While you may have seen a few examples of what treatment centers are like on TV or film, as we all know, Hollywood and reality are two very different things....
A Day in the Life at Ledgehill for Women

A Day in the Life at Ledgehill for Women

For many people, what goes on inside an addiction treatment facility is a bit of a mystery. Sure, they might have a vague idea of the overall recovery philosophy, but when it comes to how each day is pieced together, they’re pretty much left wondering. So, in today’s...
Is Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment Right for You?

Is Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment Right for You?

Three Things to Consider When Choosing Your Recovery Centre Is gender-specific addiction treatment right for you? This may not be the first question you think of when considering a treatment facility, but it may just be one of the most important ones. As we’ve refined...
Why is Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment an Important Option?

Why is Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment an Important Option?

What Does a Gender-Specific Treatment Approach Look Like? Gender-specific addiction treatment offers separate programming for men and women, taking a tailored approach in order to explore key issues around the root causes of addiction for each gender. While treatment...