trauma recovery

Trauma and Substance Use

Substance use is extremely common in individuals who have trauma. In fact, the 2010 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions showed that almost half of people with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder have some kind of a substance use disorder, and one in five are substance dependent....

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)…

Many individuals admitted for substance abuse treatment have experienced significant trauma which may have caused disturbing thoughts, feelings and/or memories but didn’t seek help or even know that they had been traumatized by the experience.  Instead, they turned to substance abuse or process addictions (e.g.,...

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