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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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Coping Skills You’ll Learn in DBT

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 25, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Addiction and mental health disorders are typically lifelong battles. Stress is something you’ll deal with many times. You may have past trauma that finds its way into your life from time to time as well.…

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Can Somatic Experiencing Help with PTSD?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 7, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 A person with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often faces a wide range of challenges. This may include invasive thoughts and flashbacks. It can limit their overall quality of life. A range of treatment options may…

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Countering the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 15, 2021 Updated: June 28, 2021 A new study published by The National Center for Biotechnology Information has found that positive childhood experiences (PCEs) are critical for excellent mental health in adulthood. The greater amount of negative childhood experiences a person…