Addiction Treatment Programs for Veterans

Addiction Treatment Programs for Veterans

Challenges Veterans Face Related to Substance Abuse Veterans face a unique set of challenges when they return from deployment, and many of them struggle with post-traumatic flashbacks, which is an outcome of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Readjusting back to regular day-to-day life...
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06/24 2021
The Trauma and Substance Abuse Connection

The Trauma and Substance Abuse Connection

Understanding the Relationship Between Trauma and Addiction A strong correlation exists between trauma and drug or alcohol addiction. Many of those who have experienced different types of trauma are more likely to turn to substances of abuse to cope with their emotions.
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06/22 2021
3 Trauma Therapies Used in Addiction Treatment

3 Trauma Therapies Used in Addiction Treatment

Trauma Therapies That Treat PTSD and Addiction For those who struggle with trauma as a result of PTSD and a drug or alcohol addiction, there are a number of trauma-based therapy models that can help. One of the most common factors of...
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06/21 2021
8 Celebrities Who Have Struggled With Mental Health

8 Celebrities Who Have Struggled With Mental Health

These Celebrities Have Opened Up About Their Mental Health To help raise awareness around mental health, we want to shine a light on the reality that many individuals struggle with underlying mental health disorders alongside their diagnosis of substance use disorder. Often,...
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06/09 2021
5 Mental Health Conditions That Commonly Co-Occur With Addiction

5 Mental Health Conditions That Commonly Co-Occur With Addiction

Most Common Co-Occurring Disorders in Addiction Several common mental health conditions are often present in addiction cases when it comes to co-occurring disorders and substance. The top five most common mental health disorders that often occur in conjunction with drug or alcohol...
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05/18 2021
The Connection Between Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

The Connection Between Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction Much has been discovered in recent years about the links between mental health conditions and substance use disorders.  Mental health conditions like bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder frequently co-occur in individuals who suffer from addiction...
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05/13 2021
5 Ways to Cope With Anxiety Without Drugs and Alcohol

5 Ways to Cope With Anxiety Without Drugs and Alcohol

Coping With Anxiety Without Turning to Drugs and Alcohol When it comes to treating drug addiction, alcoholism, and other forms of substance use disorder, it is not enough to treat the most obvious signs of abuse. In order for drug and alcohol...
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05/04 2021
Are You Using Drugs and Alcohol to Self Medicate?

Are You Using Drugs and Alcohol to Self Medicate?

Self Medicating Is a Common Cause of Drug and Alcohol Abuse For people experiencing anxiety, depression, pain, stress, trauma, and all sorts of other life challenges, it’s so easy to pick up a drink, swallow a pill, or use some other substance...
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12/23 2020