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How to Work Through Alcohol Addiction
Oct 1, 2021

Purpose provides direction and meaning. And for human beings, this can mean the difference between a healthy quality of life versus one that isn’t healthy. And the emotions that may arise from the latter may bring some individuals to the point of wanting to numb those feelings with the use of  drugs or alcohol. And […]

Signs of PTSD in Military Service Members
Dec 14, 2018

Signs of PTSD in Veterans According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) there are 4 main groups of symptoms involved with PTSD, though how you experience these symptoms may vary compared with others. Some of the symptoms can occur right after the event, but sometimes, they may not develop until years later—there is […]

Marijuana Abuse and PTSD
Apr 13, 2017

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a type of anxiety disorder triggered by a traumatic experience. Causes of PTSD include: The first month after the traumatic event, symptoms are associated with acute stress disorder (ASD). The person displays three or more symptoms: When these symptoms persist or develop after the first month, […]

PTSD and Addiction: The Connection Between Trauma and Drug Addiction
Mar 29, 2017

About 50-66 percent of those who suffer from PTSD also battle simultaneous addiction, and the reverse is also true, TIME reports. People who suffer from PTSD are between two and four times more likely to also battle addiction than their peers who do not also struggle with PTSD, the journal Clinical Psychology publishes. PTSD is […]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Addiction: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment
May 4, 2016

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that is caused by a traumatic experience in a person’s life, such as military combat, sexual abuse, or car accidents.2 According to the National Center of PTSD about 8 out of 100 American will suffer from PTSD.3 Some may experience and symptoms […]

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