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Month: June 2021

What Are the Best Skills to Learn in Recovery?

What Are the Best Skills to Learn in Recovery?

While a person is in treatment it is usually important they take charge and try to grow as they receive help with their substance abuse or mental health issue. Especially during inpatient programs, the time spent in treatment gives a break from outside responsibilities and concerns. Any time spent in treatment should be entirely focused on self-reflection and self-improvement. Specifically, there are certain aspects of recovery and self-growth that can be especially beneficial during the recovery process.

How Does PTSD Affect Substance Abuse?

How Does PTSD Affect Substance Abuse?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a serious mental health disorder that can have an immense negative impact on the life of a person. PTSD can be caused by a variety of factors and can present itself in different ways. Additionally, it is unfortunately common that those experiencing symptoms associated with PTSD often turn towards drugs and alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate, rather than seek professional help.