The 3 Things to Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

The 3 Things to Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

The 3 Things to Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder One of the most debilitating mental health conditions to live with is a condition called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD is a disorder that develops after a shocking, scary, or dangerous event in one’s life. Psychological symptoms develop that can carry over into every area of an… Continue reading The 3 Things to Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Does PTSD Lead to Addiction?

Does PTSD Lead to Addiction?

Does PTSD Lead to Addiction? Trauma is a debilitating thing to experience — mentally, physically, emotionally, and psychologically. It can lead to a host of issues throughout life if left untreated, including addiction or even death. It is also a hidden condition. While many people who experience addiction have a trauma as an underlying cause,… Continue reading Does PTSD Lead to Addiction?

Does Trauma Lead to Addiction?

Does Trauma Lead to Addiction?

Does Trauma Lead to Addiction? Trauma is one of the main causes of addiction, whether knowingly or unknowingly. In fact, according to SAMHSA, 75 percent of women and men in substance abuse treatment report histories of abuse and trauma. Negative experiences from the past can have a major impact on an individual’s mental well-being to… Continue reading Does Trauma Lead to Addiction?

Continuum of Trauma: What is it?

Many people experience trauma but it can occur in a number of different forms and levels of severity. The trauma experienced after death of a loved one can be very different from trauma experienced during a violent war. Although trauma can have negative effects on everyone that goes through it, mental health experts view trauma… Continue reading Continuum of Trauma: What is it?