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September is National Recovery Month: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Treatment

Mental illness and substance abuse tend to be two disorders that have stigmas because they are not widely discussed. Those afflicted tend to suffer in …

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Anxiety

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Mental Illness Treatment

Mental health is often overlooked but is just as important as our physical well-being. Did you know that 1 in 5 people will be affected by …

Veterans suffering from PTSD find difficulty in seeking help.
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Post-Traumatic Stress in American Veterans

Although understanding and awareness are at higher levels than ever, many suffering veterans still find it difficult to seek psychiatric attention for their Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for a myriad of reasons. 

Childhood trauma may increase an individual's risk of developing problems with addiction and depression.
Trauma Recovery

Are trauma and substance abuse correlated?

Over the past few decades, researchers have been substantiating a link between trauma and addiction problems.

Childhood trauma can lead to addiction issues later in life.
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Trauma of childhood abuse, bullying can lead to depression and addiction

A recent article highlights the link between childhood trauma, depression and addiction, a connection that Dr. El-Yousef and Fairwinds’ other treatment specialists have observed firsthand in many of our patients.

Jane Fonda is opening up about the trauma that may have triggered her bulimia.
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Jane Fonda says trauma of mother’s rape contributed to her own issues

Jane Fonda recently opened up about the family trauma that may have contributed to her own eating disorder.

The trauma of losing a loved one can trigger substance abuse and addiction.
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Traumatic events can trigger drug addiction

New or escalating drug use often occurs after traumatic events like a miscarriage, attack, accident or death.

Practicing meditation and relaxation techniques can help trauma victims heal.
Trauma Recovery

Meditation and relaxation techniques can help trauma victims recover from addiction

Here at Fairwinds Treatment Center, we know that helping someone heal from an addiction is not as simple as eliminating their physical dependency on alcohol or drugs.

Researchers are exploring ways trauma may influence brain activity.
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Grant will allow researchers to explore link between trauma and addiction

Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have won a $1.45 million grant to explore possible connections between trauma and addiction.