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What to Expect in Trauma-Informed Therapy

Coping with trauma alone can be nearly impossible. The emotional and behavioral impact of events like death, sexual violation, and serious injury can be far-reaching. They may impact all areas of a survivor’s life, from sleep and self-esteem to work and relationships. If you’re suffering from trauma symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, or an inability to…

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5 Benefits of Trauma-Informed Therapy

If you’ve suffered a traumatic event or events in your life, you’re not alone. Trauma is a major cause of mental health and substance abuse concerns in the U.S. Fortunately, this also means that many effective trauma treatments are available. Trauma-informed therapy, in particular, offers many benefits. If you or a loved one is suffering…

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Celebrating World Mental Health Day in October

Mental health is an important and ongoing issue in societies around the globe. Those issues include pressing concerns regarding women’s mental health. Too often, available treatments like women’s trauma therapy go unused. As a result, needless suffering occurs. World Mental Health Day, set for October 10th every year, is dedicated to addressing these shortcomings. The…

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Women’s Trauma Can Negatively Fuel Addiction

If you experience or witness certain intense events, you may develop a lingering, damaging trauma reaction. For many reasons, this happens to women considerably more than it happens to men. Far too often, women exposed to serious trauma develop problems with substance abuse and addiction. To recover from these issues, women often need help from…

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What Are the Most Effective Addiction Therapies?

Substance abuse and addiction are widespread concerns in our society. Every year, millions of people need professional help for drug or alcohol problems. However, for several reasons, not everyone needs the same kinds of help. Instead, each person has unique treatment needs. To meet these needs, effective treatment programs rely on a range of addiction…

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How We Implement Trauma Therapy to Addiction Recovery

The effects of trauma can be lifelong without proper treatment. Sufferers may contend with fearfulness, angry outbursts, chronic anxiety and depression, and insomnia. This greatly increases the risk of developing addiction since self-medication is a popular response to dealing with trauma. You can heal from a painful past and substance use disorder concurrently with trauma…