Trauma-Informed Care


Trauma can have far-reaching effects on physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Trauma can cause an individual to feel a sense of powerlessness, fear, and isolation. In many cases, trauma can also lead to substance abuse to cope with the difficult experience. When individuals begin to rely on substances to cope with the stress and anxiety trauma causes, they are at high risk for developing a substance use disorder (SUD). There is hope for both trauma and addiction recovery through trauma-informed treatment. This type of treatment addresses the underlying trauma that led to the development of a SUD.By addressing the core issues, individuals can [...]