Life After the Armed Forces: Going From a Military Brotherhood to a Civilian Community I grew up...Read More
by Maryland Recovery | Apr 3, 2018 | Addiction Disorders, Alcohol Addiction, Behavioral Therapy, Child Abuse, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Drug Addiction, Living With Mental Illness, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Stress, Trauma Disorders, Veterans | 2
Untreated PTSD can lead to a serious struggle with alcoholism. Traumatized people often turn to alcohol as a form of self-medication. The hard reality is that trying to battle PTSD alone will likely lead to substance abuse and addiction. This, in turn, ends up intensifying the symptoms of PTSD. Though alcohol may provide a temporary distraction from trauma, it only exacerbates the problem.Read More
According to some reports, 90 percent of soldiers returning from Iraq who seek medical treatment do so for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an emotional and psychological reaction to...Read More
The Sept. 11, terrorist attacks at the Pentagon, in New York City and Pennsylvania claimed far more than thousands of innocent lives. Some experts believe millions of Americans across the country may have been psychologically...Read More
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