PTSD

Learn about the anxiety disorder PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and how the mental health disorder affects individuals differently.
Mental Health

First Responders and Mental Health: When Heroes Need Help

Long hours, lack of sleep, continuous exposure to stress and trauma, and on-the-job injuries can have a tremendous impact on the mental health of first responders. Learn how to recognize the signs and how you can help.
Mental Health

Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

In this short video, Anthony Nave, LCSW, discusses the common causes and symptoms of PTSD, as well as its link to addiction.
Mental Health

PTSD: What You Need to Know

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects over 24.4 million Americans. Learn what can cause it, how to recognize the symptoms, and how you can help someone who is struggling.
Mental Health

When Disaster Strikes: How to Prevent Natural Disasters from Triggering a Relapse

Natural disasters can induce anxiety in general, but they are especially destructive to those recovering from addiction. Avoid relapse using these tips.
Addiction Treatment

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.
Alcohol

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.
Addiction Treatment

The Power of EMDR

Trauma and addiction often go hand in hand. Learn how EMDR—a misunderstood drug addiction treatment that stimulates positive thoughts—can help.
Mental Health

Study Finds Substance Abuse Significantly Increases Suicide Risk Among Veterans

The study, which was recently published in the journal Addiction, involved 4.4 million veterans and was conducted over a period of six years.
Mental Health

The Link Between PTSD and Addiction

Many Americans who suffer from PTSD use alcohol or drugs to numb their emotional pain, leading to addiction. Learn about options for treating both conditions.