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Traumatic Brain Injury and Substance Abuse: What’s the Link?

You’ve been feeling forgetful lately. Maybe you’re having trouble concentrating or controlling your emotions too. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Every year, millions of Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries that can cause these issues. The good news? There are treatment options available, even if you’re battling addiction. This March is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month.

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction: What’s the Connection?

You had a rough childhood. The memories still haunt you years later. Trauma has a way of sticking around. Ever think about how those rough early days might be playing a role in the struggles you’re dealing with now? Research shows that childhood trauma can mess with us both physically and mentally, and it’s even connected to a higher risk of addiction later on.

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Versus Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) can both be beneficial forms of therapy for those engaging in them. CBT versus DBT benefits depends on a few things. For one, it depends upon what exactly is going on in the lives of those seeking these forms of help. Which one is best suited for

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Early Childhood Adversity and Trauma

Children can be extremely affected by events that happen during early childhood. Early childhood adversity and trauma can lead to some pretty devastating consequences. When a child goes through a household breaking up due to separation or divorce, it can be confusing. They can think it is their fault, or develop behavioral or developmental problems.

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