The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Experiencing trauma can be especially damaging to someone at a young age. Because a child is such a vulnerable person whose brain is still in the early stages of development, traumatic experiences may create a much more damaging impact on their lives than it would an...
Creating an Effective Relapse Prevention Plan

Creating an Effective Relapse Prevention Plan

The road to recovery from drug dependence is long and arduous. After achieving sobriety, it can be incredibly difficult to keep from falling back into old habits. In addition to the uncomfortable physical sensations of denying your body something it has become...
A Guide to PTSD, Addiction and Recovery

A Guide to PTSD, Addiction and Recovery

Trauma—the impact of distressing events on the human mind—is nearly as much a part of the human experience as is marriage. The numbers are remarkably similar. Seventy percent of American adults have experienced a traumatic event, while the number of adults who have...
Finding a Community in Recovery

Finding a Community in Recovery

Coping with an addiction can be isolating. Individuals who experience a dependency to drugs, alcohol, or other substances cope with negative feelings such as shame, embarrassment, and self-defeating thoughts. Some addictions strain familial relationships, leaving the...
Is Running the Secret to Overcoming Addiction?

Is Running the Secret to Overcoming Addiction?

Anyone who has first-hand experience with Substance Use Disorder knows the toll it can take on emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being. In the earliest stages of treatment, you will likely learn how to identify cravings and develop healthy coping mechanisms to...
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