anxiety and sobriety at a mental health counseling center

Overcoming Anxiety While Staying Sober

Millions of people around the world suffer from an anxiety disorder. For many, it prevents them from living life to the fullest, and recovery may seem impossible. It is very common for sufferers in their desperation to overcome their symptoms through self-medicating with drugs or alcohol, or both. This behavior can quickly lead to addiction…

ptsd and substance addiction at a treatment center

Can Untreated PTSD Lead To Substance Addiction?

Life has a way of throwing the unexpected at every turn. It is expected that more than three-quarters of the population will suffer a traumatic event in their lifetime. For many, trauma is the catalyst for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A serious mental condition, PTSD manifests as severe anxiety and nightmares. If left untreated without…