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Ways to Overcome Past Traumas

For a significant number of women, substance addiction goes hand in hand with a personal history of trauma. Women are more likely than men to go through certain kinds of traumatic experiences. In recovery, women may also have different treatment needs. The right trauma treatment program makes it possible for you to overcome trauma and…

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Understanding Your Past Traumas and Their Role in Addiction

Addiction impacts every part of a person’s life. It can have devastating consequences for their physical and mental health and can affect their ability to function in day-to-day life. The effects of addiction are long-lasting for both the person and the community around them. Addiction doesn’t just appear out of nowhere. It has deep biological…

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Connection Between Trauma & Addiction

When a person’s safety, health, or dignity have been compromised, it can create a long-lasting negative impact. The victim may suffer from anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result, they may turn to drugs or alcohol to self-medicate the symptoms of their condition. Women who suffer from trauma and addiction need professional…