How Is Trauma Linked to Addiction?
For many who experience a trauma, the shock and hurt dissipates with time. Others, however, may turn to substances and develop addictions.
Redefining "Being a Man" in Recovery
For some, being a man means acting tough and never showing emotion. While bottling up emotions is not good for anyone, it is particularly dangerous for those in recovery.
Rejecting Toxic Masculinity Helped My Recovery
I grew up as the athlete type ⎼ the kind that did not believe in showing weakness. If you got hurt, you rubbed some dirt on it and got back out there. Well, how do we do that if the pain is internal?
Men, Trauma, and Addiction
Addicted men and women react to treatment differently. Discover how a man’s upbringing can determine the effectiveness of his recovery efforts.
Addiction: Men vs Women
Addiction can impact anyone, but social and physiological factors lead to gender-specific concerns. Learn how substance abuse affects men and women.