Women are the fastest-growing segment for substance abuse in the United States. In fact, according to the Federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, about 2.7 million women in the United States abuse drugs or alcohol. Even more frightening is that the majority who need treatment do not receive it.
Last week, I wrote a blog about addiction and relationships with Heart Month and Valentine's Day in mind. However, it somehow feels even more important to share after learning about the tragic death of Whitney Houston on Saturday.