How To Treat Trauma
Trauma often precedes substance use disorder as people turn to substances as a means of coping. Removing substances can lead to uncovering their wounds and leading the way towards sustainable healing, when handled appropriately. Dealing only with substance use disorder can cause the person to turn back to substances due to the immense dysregulation in […]
What is Complex PTSD?
Some life experiences may be traumatic. Even if those traumatic events are one-offs or time-limited — such as an adverse childhood experience, a car accident, sexual assault, natural disasters, violence, or even a pandemic — the person directly experiencing the event may develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD may occur when a person has experienced a significant traumatic […]
What is PTSD?
Trauma isn’t rare. According to the US Department of Veteran Affairs, 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women experience at least one trauma in their lives. Women are more likely to experience sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Men are more likely to experience accidents, physical assault, combat, disaster, or to witness death […]