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Understanding Trauma and the Importance of Trauma-informed Therapy

Traumatic events affect people in various ways. When we encounter a dangerous or life threatening situation and our sense of safety is compromised, we react in different manners. Our brain handles these terrible events in a way that’s not…
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Childhood Trauma Linked to Substance Use Disorders

Exposure to childhood trauma has been linked to substance use disorders. Childhood trauma, physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect can create traumatic life experiences. The emotional scars left behind from unresolved trauma can create…
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Trauma Informed Yoga

Many people in recovery will tell you that a primary reason for their use of mood-altering substances was to escape painful emotions—commonly caused by trauma. Upon entering recovery, the former addict no longer has a mood-altering substance…