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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.
Over the past few decades, researchers have been substantiating a link between trauma and addiction problems.
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 recently opened up about the family trauma that may have contributed to her own eating disorder.
New or escalating drug use often occurs after traumatic events like a miscarriage, attack, accident or death.
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 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have won a $1.45 million grant to explore possible connections between trauma and addiction.