Trauma

How Past Trauma Can Trigger an Addiction

A recent study in rehab facilities revealed a strong connection between childhood traumas and addiction. This research opened a much-needed understanding of how persons who have experienced traumatic events (not only childhood traumas) often seek out drugs and other harmful behaviors to cope with the trauma. Childhood Trauma and Addiction The research indicated that childhood …

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Are Delaware Rehabs Prepared to Treat Trauma and Personality Disorders?

The most common co-occurring mental health problem that develops right alongside substance abuse disorders is PTSD. According to studies, about 75% of men and women attending rehab have dealt with abuse or trauma in the past. This means that most rehabs will have to be prepared to treat trauma and personality disorders alongside addiction. By …

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