Trauma and Drug Addiction

Trauma & Drug Addiction

Understanding Trauma Psychologiacal trauma is a form of damage to the mind as a result of a brief or long-term distressing event. What is psychologically traumatic to one person may not necessarily be so traumatic to another. An example of this could be the loss of a pet. Whilst one family member disintegrates and dives[…]

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[…]