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Recovery Recharged with Ellen Stewart: Pushy Broad From The Bronx®: Men’s Issues in Addiction and Recovery

Are there sex and gender differences in substance use and rate of recovery? Men are 2.2 times more likely than women to abuse drugs and 1.9 times more likely to develop a drug dependence. Do we treat these issues differently than we treat women? We get answers with Paul Lavella Jr. LPC, LCADC. Paul Lavella is the Founder and a Clinician at NJ Recovery & Wellness. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor, helping people heal from Substance Use and Co-Occurring disorders for the past 15 years. NJ Recovery & Wellness provides counseling to individuals and families, partners with community organizations to reduce the stigma surrounding behavioral health and consults with other organizations to improve treatment outcomes. Website(s): https://pushybroadfromthebronx.com/ https://www.njraw.com/