Trauma & Addiction Trauma affects everyone differently, whether it’s a one-time event or repetitive occurrence. Rehab Costs & Options for Alcohol | Drugs | Other addictions Whilst many trauma sufferers display symptoms associated with PTSD, others will show resilient responses that fall out of the diagnostic criteria. The impact of trauma can vary. It can be subtle, insidious or outright destructive.  What is important to bear in mind is that traumatic stress reactions are normal – they are normal reactions to very abnormal experiences. More on trauma and addiction. Traumatic reactions Traumatic stress often evokes two rather opposite emotional extremes: Feeling too much (overwhelmed)…
Writing about trauma has many benefits. First, it makes you aware of what you’re experiencing. Writing about trauma helps you acknowledge it and explore how it has affected your life. As you examine the emotions related to trauma, you may notice patterns and be less controlled by them. Learn more here….
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Treating an addict’s traumatic past may be a critical factor in their recovery. Castle Craig has been treating addicted people with trauma for 25 years….