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.
ptsd and substance abuse
Is your thinking creating a victim mindset? Learn how to recognize the 3 main beliefs of “victim mentality” here.
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.
We cannot overlook two (2) main risk factors faced by Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people: trauma and isolation. Learn more, here.
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.
Silence is deadly. If you or a veteran you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, reach out for help!