Treating Trauma is Paramount in Treating Addiction

Treating Trauma is Paramount in Treating Addiction

Experiencing or being exposed to violence is one of the leading causes of trauma. We all experience trauma differently. For some it could have been from sustaining an injury during a car accident. For others it could be from experiencing military combat. Others could have been subjected to physical, emotional or sexual abuse. As much as…

Depression and Addiction

Depression and Addiction

What is Depression? Depression is a common, treatable, mental health condition that affects 16.2 million Americans annually. Regardless of the large number of people affected, depression remains vastly misunderstood, ignored and stigmatized. Depression can cause those affected to feel extreme sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, trouble sleeping and over/under eating. Depressive episodes have symptoms that can last…