Understanding the Link Between Addiction and PTSD

Understanding the Link Between Addiction and PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop in those who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. Because of the associated intrusive thoughts, vivid flashbacks, and intense anxiety, people with PTSD may turn to alcohol...
Dual Diagnosis – Everything You Need to Know

Dual Diagnosis – Everything You Need to Know

George was recently diagnosed with a dual diagnosis. He checked himself into a treatment center for alcoholics and was surprised when the therapist told him that he has a dual diagnosis of alcohol abuse and anxiety. At first, George was confused, but as he talked more...