Women With AUD Struggle More


By Cathy Brownfield

Original Source: salemnews.net

One of the truths about alcohol use disorder (AUD) aka alcoholism, is that the gender gap is closing. There still are more men than women addicted to alcohol, but as society changes, the statistics move toward equal numbers.

Another truth about AUD is that, for a number of reasons, men are more likely to find treatment than women. And still another truth is that women in substance use disorder treatment suffer more severe addictions to alcohol than men because of the physical, sexual and/or emotional abuses they have experienced during…click here to continue reading