At the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference, Hillary Clinton noted that American women today are living shorter lifespans than their mothers. Economic hardship, as well as untreated mental illness and addiction, are partially to blame.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we co-hosted an #addictionchat with the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living vertical about women and addiction on March 12.
Jill Martin is a fashion expert, New York Times best-selling author, an Emmy Award-winning reporter, and a dedicated supporter of Phoenix House. Jill agreed to chat with us about addiction, media, and how to live a healthier life.
In ‘Lean In,’ Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg argues that fear leads women to hold themselves back in their careers. But our inner turmoil may have more dire consequences than missing out on a promotion: rising rates of addiction.