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Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

October 4th, 2018

We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.

Victimhood & Addiction: How to Identify Victim Mentality

Victimhood & Addiction: How to Identify Victim Mentality

August 29th, 2017

Is your thinking creating a victim mindset? Learn how to recognize the 3 main beliefs of “victim mentality” here.

PTSD in adolescents: 8 events that might influence PTSD

PTSD in adolescents: 8 events that might influence PTSD

June 16th, 2017

Learn more about what influences PTSD in teenagers. Then, explore the 8 more common causes of this disorder in adolescents. Finally, we invite your feedback at the end.

Addiction risk factors in the LGBT community

Addiction risk factors in the LGBT community

February 25th, 2017

We cannot overlook two (2) main risk factors faced by Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people: trauma and isolation. Learn more, here.

6 Signs of PTSD in teenagers… and how to treat PTSD and addiction

Signs of PTSD in teenagers… and how to treat PTSD and addiction

February 20th, 2017

Any type of traumatic event can lead to PTSD in teenagers. How can you recognize symptoms of PTSD in your teen and seek treatment help? We explain here.

1 Veteran drug addiction help: Speak up and reach out

Veteran drug addiction help: Speak up and reach out

November 11th, 2016

Silence is deadly. If you or a veteran you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, reach out for help!