Dealing with Psychological Trauma as Part of Addiction Recovery 

Dealing with Psychological Trauma as Part of Addiction Recovery

Dealing with Psychological Trauma as Part of Addiction Recovery Many of us turned to alcohol or drugs in an attempt to deal with psychological trauma. Giving up these substances is the first step towards a better life, but we also have to deal with the inner pain that has been the driving force behind our[…]

Trauma: a Gateway to Drug Addiction!

Alcohol, Cannabis, trauma? Cannabis, or marijuana, has been deemed the “gateway” drug for years, carrying the stigma that its use is a pathway for potential abuse/use of “harder drugs”. Although the studies have shown that alcohol as the actual gateway drug Cannabis is still attributed to drug use. What is hardly mentioned is the fact[…]