PTSD and Addiction

high percentage of people struggling with alcohol or substance abuse have an unaddressed traumatic experience. Unresolved past events contribute to ongoing addiction and can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the course of substance abuse treatment, responsible professionals will gradually work with patients to address trauma over the course of recovery. Substance Abuse and … Read more

Grief Counseling and Addiction Recovery

Grief can develop in response to a variety of different things, such as the loss of a loved one, a divorce, a miscarriage, and retirement. Anytime there is a loss or a transition, grief can occur, especially if the feelings and emotions surrounding the loss or transition are extremely intense. Every person who goes through … Read more

Burglary and Prescription Drug Abuse

Stating that prescription drug abuse can lead to criminal behavior and burglary may seem far-fetched to some, but there is statistical evidence showing the link between these two issues. In many locations where there has been an increase in crime rates and criminal activity, there has also been an increase in prescription drug abuse during … Read more

Homelessness and Addiction after Trauma

The effects of trauma can cause serious effects, including an anxiety disorder known as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People can recover from trauma and move forward with their lives, but they often need professional help to do so. Trauma can lead down a dark road if it remains unaddressed, so seek treatment to restore your … Read more