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The Link Between Trauma and Substance Use

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 22, 2022 Updated: October 26, 2022 It’s no secret that substance use and addiction are severe problems in the United States. However, the link between trauma and substance use may be less well-known. Trauma can profoundly affect mental health, and it’s…

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5 Trauma Treatment Benefits to Know About

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 30, 2022 Updated: August 24, 2022 Certain factors are common among people affected by addiction. That includes exposure to at least one highly traumatic experience. If you’ve lived through such an experience, you may have overcome its effects. However, you may…

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Trauma Informed Therapy For Adolescents

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 30, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 Trauma is often the instigator of adolescent substance abuse, and many young people who have experienced trauma don’t even realize that they have. Adolescent substance abuse treatment that is trauma-informed can benefit any young person…

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Finding the Right Adolescent Mental Health Treatment for Your Child

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 4, 2022 Updated: May 23, 2022 Mental health is vital to daily life. Unfortunately, stigmas, lack of education, and trouble accessing mental health care lead many people to struggle with mood disorders and mental health without support. For teenagers, mental health…

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Trauma-Informed Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescent Girls

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 28, 2022 Updated: May 11, 2022 Studies have shown that adolescent girls have higher drug and alcohol use than their male peers. Trauma-informed substance abuse treatment for adolescents is the most effective path the supporting teen girls who abuse drugs and…

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Signs That Your Teen Is Self-Harming

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 7, 2022 Updated: March 18, 2022 Self-harming behavior involves causing intentional harm to oneself or others, such as cutting, burning, or overdose. Self-harm may begin innocently and gradually become more severe. Mental health treatment for teens is the most effective way…

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Supporting a Teen You Love on World Bipolar Day

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 1, 2022 Updated: March 18, 2022 World Bipolar Day is a holiday dedicated to raising awareness of the prevalence of bipolar among teens and children. Its purpose is to decrease the stigma associated with bipolar disorder in youth and increase understanding…

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director read more Published: February 11, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Children are resilient, it’s true. However, they are also…

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How Trauma Affects Teen Girls

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director read more Published: February 5, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Experiences of trauma can affect people in many different…