People experiencing the benefits of women's addiction treatment

5 Benefits of Women’s Addiction Treatment

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) estimates that substance abuse disorders affect over 23 million Americans, almost two-thirds of which are women. One of the primary benefits of women’s addiction treatment centers is simply making rehab more accessible for more of those women. Gender-specific care is essential because some people face unique gender-related challenges…

a woman prepares to enter an intensive outpatient program or iop

Preparing for an Intensive Outpatient Program

Making the choice to seek treatment for drug or alcohol addiction can feel monumental. If you or a loved one is wondering about intensive outpatient programs and you want to learn more, contact the caring team at Painted Desert. Our women-specific offerings can help restore health, personal agency, and purpose for those combating addiction. Learn…

a young woman and her horse bond in equine therapy

Does Equine Therapy Actually Work?

If you’ve taken a walk through a park recently, you’ve probably seen people out enjoying nature with a furry friend. Animal companions have been by humans’ side for millennia. Today, scientists are coming to understand the neurological connection between spending time with animals and increased mental and physical health. Equine therapy, working with horses in…