woman deals with the link between trauma and addiction

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.…

woman learns about what relapse prevention is

What Is Relapse Prevention?

Relapse prevention helps to manage substance abuse and promotes long-term recovery. It can help those in recovery stay sober after treatment. San Antonio Recovery Center provides a relapse prevention program that teaches valuable coping skills that minimizes your urges to use drugs as pain management when placed in an uncomfortable situation, preventing future relapses.   What…