Trauma comes in many shapes and sizes. A traumatic experience is one that causes a threat to our safety. In response to trauma, you may suffer intense emotional, psychological, or physical distress. This may affect your ability to function and handle everyday tasks and responsibilities. It may also lead to addiction or substance misuse. While […]
Every single person has their ways of expressing their feelings. It could be through music, dance, writing, or painting. This is precisely what expressive art therapy means and does – it’s a creative approach to addressing your inner self through art. Expressive art therapy is one of the most effective methods for self-discovery. Self-expression through […]
Alcohol abuse is one of America’s most common forms of substance abuse. More than 18 million adults suffer from alcohol use disorder (AUD). There are many signs that can indicate a person has an AUD, but it’s important to be aware of the four most common ones. Knowing these signs can help you recognize if […]
Some relationships don’t survive addiction, but many do. Many of the relationships that survive substance abuse do so because of rehabilitation programs.