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Avoiding PTSD Triggers in Addiction Recovery

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: January 14, 2022 Updated: December 22, 2021 The National Institutes of Health estimates that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects around 7.7 million adults in America. It is a serious mental health issue that requires serious care and a PTSD treatment program in some cases.…

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Does PTSD Lead to Addiction Issues?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: December 25, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 For many patients, traumatic events can lead to long-term mental health consequences. When survivors of violence or natural disasters develop a subsequent mental health issue, it’s called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Often, doctors see PTSD and addiction…

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3 Benefits of Trauma-Informed Therapy for Addiction

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: December 7, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 The correlation between trauma and substance abuse is strong. One can easily and quickly feed the other. Even though trauma and substance use can go hand-in-hand, trauma-informed therapy benefits are numerous and help people live healthier, happier…

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Ways Trauma Can Fuel Substance Abuse

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: October 16, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 For far too many people, trauma and substance abuse are two sides of the same coin. Or like fire and tinder, one fueling the other and resulting in only more and more damage. But where does it…

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Which Addiction Treatment Therapy Is Right for Me?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: September 30, 2021 Updated: August 27, 2021 The complexity of addiction makes it challenging to treat, especially if you’re on your own. Just as addiction comes in many forms, though, so do therapies for addiction. Anyone who wants to curb their substance use can…

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Do I Need a Trauma-Informed Therapy Program?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: May 15, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 Some people will experience traumatic events that leave a lasting impression on their lives, including their mental health. Addiction and other issues may have a link to this trauma, whether one is aware of it or not.…

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Common Symptoms of PTSD in Women

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: April 25, 2021 Updated: March 30, 2021 It’s not only America’s veterans who struggle with mental health conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Though many still refer to this condition as “shell shock” or “combat fatigue,” anyone can develop PTSD, regardless of whether…

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Does My Loved One Have PTSD?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: March 24, 2021 Updated: February 17, 2021 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of debilitating mental health disorder. It occurs when a person experiences significant trauma in their life, and the brain does not process that experience properly. Years later, it may continue…