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PTSD and Addiction: Healing the Wounds

woman suffering from PTSDThe National Center for PTSD reports about seven or eight of every 100 people will suffer from PTSD at some point in their lives.1 People with PTSD are also three times more likely to abuse drugs than those without it. Additionally, 50 percent of people who have PTSD also abuse alcohol.2

While the relationship between PTSD and addiction is very clear, the solution is not always as obvious. If you or a loved one is suffering, it’s important to understand why the two disorders often occur simultaneously and what kind of treatment is most effective for overcoming both. (more…)

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