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Do You Or A Loved One Have PTSD? Warning Signs of PTSD

After a traumatic event, some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Symptoms are mild for some, but for others, the condition can be debilitating. Many people who struggle with PTSD turn to drugs or alcohol to self-medicate and alleviate their symptoms. If you or a loved one has been through or witnessed a traumatic event,…

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What is PTSD? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a commonly diagnosed condition characterized by emotional and physical symptoms following trauma. While the disorder is commonly associated with people who have served in war zones, anyone who has experienced a traumatic event can develop PTSD. Many people who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder also develop substance or alcohol use…

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Vyvanse Side Effects: What To Expect

If you’re struggling with dependence on or addiction to Vyvanse, you’re not alone. You were likely prescribed the stimulant by a doctor, either for ADHD or another condition. However, Vyvanse, like many other prescription medications, can cause negative side effects and addiction. If you’re struggling with Vyvanse side effects but are having trouble getting off…

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What is Evidence-Based Treatment?

What is evidence-based treatment (EBT)? EBT is a primary form of treatment that therapists use to help clients overcome drug or alcohol addiction. Evidence based-practice is backed by years of scientific research and real-world observation. Countless studies, over several decades, have shown that evidence-based treatment helps people recover from substance abuse. EBT ranges from short-term…