Signs You Are Self-Medicating
Feb 04 2020

Signs You Are Self-Medicating

Everyone experiences emotional hardships and stress in life.  Many people also go through more difficult circumstances that lead to trauma and lasting mental health issues.  In all of these instances, it is common to seek out ways to cope. Some people look for outlets through healthy avenues such as exercise or mindfulness practices, however, it…

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PTSD and substance misuse
Apr 14 2020

What Is PTSD and Its Relationship to Substance Misuse?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is an anxiety disorder brought about by exposure to a disturbing or shocking event. PTSD may occur due to experiencing or witnessing:   Natural disasters A serious accident War or combat Violent personal assaults or attacks Rape   People exposed to these types of terrifying situations may become witnesses,…

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