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Alcohol and Trauma: The Connection

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If you have experienced a traumatic event in your life, it’s crucial to receive the proper treatment to cope and work through the event. If you don’t address your trauma, you put your mental health at risk later in life. Those who fail to get the help they need tend to turn to unhealthy methods

The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

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Millions of children are subjected to various forms of trauma every year. Unfortunately, some of these individuals may be at a higher risk for the development of addiction in adulthood. Understanding the powerful connection between childhood trauma and addiction is vital in finding help for yourself or a loved one through a trauma therapy program.

Treating Unresolved Trauma During Addiction Recovery

individuals treating unresolved trauma during addiction recovery

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