alcohol withdrawal

Signs of Alcohol Withdrawal

Some people can use alcohol without any negative consequences. For most people, alcohol abuse can lead to alcoholism and dependence. When a person is experiencing alcohol withdrawal, that’s an indication that dependence has occurred. Recognizing these symptoms and then seeking out alcohol detox services is critical to helping yourself get back on track. At Recovery…

childhood trauma and addiction

How Childhood Trauma Impacts Addiction 

Our experiences–and how we respond to them–shape who we are. Childhood trauma and addiction often go hand-in-hand because using drugs and alcohol briefly eliminate the pain caused by unhealed trauma. When you experience trauma, especially as a child, and the brain does not correctly process it, it can lead to a lifetime of struggle. Trauma-informed…