For many individuals struggling with addiction, a deeper issue tends to be the culprit. One of the most common misconceptions surrounding addiction is that the individual simply made a bad decision and began using harmful substances. However, this is rarely the case. In many cases, an underlying mental health disorder can be the main reason
trauma informed care program
Our Therapist Team Lead, Sarah Kovach, specializes in helping patients who not only struggle with substance abuse but also those who have experienced trauma in their lives. By allowing the patient to help guide her, she is able to help them cope with their traumatic memories and ultimately get to the root of their addiction.
Using drugs or alcohol to overcome pain and heartbreak is something mainstream media has made normal for a long time. For example, in the popular book, Little Women, a main character drinks excessively to get over a girl refusing his affections. Brad Paisley’s song, “Whiskey Lullaby,” describes two people drinking themselves to death, is just