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Is There a Link Between Trauma and Substance Abuse?

Trauma can impact a person well after the actual event is over. For some, it causes hidden scars. There can even be a connection between trauma and substance abuse. Some individuals develop post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, after traumatic events. The symptoms of PTSD can include flashbacks, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, and feelings of depression.…

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Drug Dependence vs. Drug Addiction

Drug addiction and drug dependence are terms people often use interchangeably, but they are different conditions. Even the treatment centers sometimes define addiction and dependence in different ways. However, the most important thing to know for someone battling these conditions is that both are treatable in the right program. At San Antonio Recovery Center, we…