Benefits of Gender-Specific Addiction Rehab Groups
At Recreate Life Counseling, gender-specific groups are designed to treat only men or only women. When you’re in one of these groups, this removes some of the distractions that may arise from being around members of the opposite sex. It also allows patients to feel more comfortable or focused as they recover around peers of the same sex, enabling them to relate over experiences specific to their gender.
There are more benefits to attending gender-specific addiction treatment groups than you think. In some cases, individual barriers to recovery are gender-specific. Men and women might have very different feelings about seeking treatment for drug and/or alcohol abuse issues. We’ve followed this approach successfully for many years and it has proven to get our clients open up during treatment sessions.