How Should I Deal with Suicidal Thoughts?

Many people may experience suicidal thoughts at some point but feeling suicidal is not a character defect or make a person weak. It merely means there is a lot going on in a person’s life that needs support. The pain may be overwhelming and feel permanent but help is available. Suicidal Thoughts No matter how Read More…

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How Does PTSD Affect Substance Abuse?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental disorder which brings on symptoms such as intense anxiety, flashbacks and can interfere with activities of daily living. Many individuals turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with symptoms and as a way to numb painful experiences. Find out how PTSD affects an individual and why substance Read More…

Trauma Can Sometimes Help You Grow

Trauma Can Sometimes Help Us Grow

Trauma comes in many shapes and forms. Post-traumatic stress disorder occurs in civilians at a rate of 13 times more than in military personnel. Risk and resilience factors demonstrate a person’s predisposition to effects of trauma. Learn more about trauma, its effects and how it can help people grow.   Effects of Trauma Different types Read More…